John Densmore (1944, Santa Monica, Californai) used to be drummer in legendary band The Doors. Over the years, John Densmore has become well-regarded for his jazz-inflected, powerfully elegant drumming with the Doors.
A founding member of the legendary rock group The Doors, which was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1993, John Densmore has co-produced and written eight gold albums. He also co-produced and edited three hour-long Doors videos that received RIAA gold status, and has produced numerous theatrical productions for the L.A. stage, winning the NAACP award for Rounds.
Besides his music career, he is also an actor and writer, having chronicled his observations and experiences with the Doors in his 1990 book "Riders On the Storm". This autobiography was on The New York Times best-seller list. He is currently working on his first novel.