There are several artists using the name Spiro. 1. An instrumental musical group who first came together through Bristolʼs (UK) folk sessions scene in 1993, first under the name of The Famous Five and shortly after as Spiro. Spiro are Jon Hunt (guitar), Jason Sparkes (accordion), Alex Vann (mandolin) and Jane Harbour (violin). Jane studied classical violin in Japan under the legendary Shinichi Suzuki and grew up “listening to a lot of vaguely modern classical stuff like Bartok and Stravinsky and Britten so Iʼve got a lot of time for dissonance and strange harmonies and counter rhythms”.