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Biography


Richard "Doc Spoons" Spooner first picked up a pair of sticks at 14 and had yet to put them down. A seasoned session player, Spoons has worked with a raft of artists and organisations across many genres of popular music, whilst living in the UK he toured internationally with Aynsley Lister and Oli Brown and worked on various projects with producers Ian Curnow and Phil Harding (The Clash/Dead or Alive/Talk Talk/SAW) Now living in Switzerland he is the touring and studio drummer for Swiss artist Philipp Fankhauser and maintains a busy session schedule.

In addition to his impressive CV of Live & Recorded works, Spoons is also in-house drummer/percussionist for The Groove Criminals production team, a project which has seen his playing featured on several commercial sample CDs and the cover CD/DVDs of Future Music and Computer Music Magazines