David Raven is a drummer, singer and composer. He has worked primarily as a studio drummer in Los Angeles since 1981, and has worked on more than 2000 records, as well as music for movies and television.
Raven has recorded or performed with Keith Richards, Mike Ness, Shelby Lynne, John Doe, Steve Earle, Norah Jones, Jim Lauderdale, Greg Ginn (of Black Flag), Meat Puppets, Dave Alvin, Tonio K, The Mutaytor, Don Was, The Surfaris, Carol King, Lucinda Williams, and many more.
He has had his original songs placed in the television shows "Parks and Recreation", "One Tree Hill”, "Sons of Anarchy", "Chronicle", "Senior Year" and more.
David has composed music for "The Style Channel", "Tyra", "The Ellen Degeneres Show", "Extra", and "Celebrity Justice", and co-composed a drum ensemble piece for the burning of the man ceremony at the Burning Man art festival in 2003.
He has performed on the soundtracks of the feature films "Pirates of the Caribbean, Curse of the Black Pearl", "Brokeback Mountain", "Hurly Burly", "Everlasting Piece", "Tryst", and "Never Been Thawed."
David currently writes, records and performs with the Mojo Monkeys and jackiO.