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Exclusive: Doors drummer John Densmore on 'Chasing Trane' and the price musicians pay chasing their art

Exclusive: Doors drummer John Densmore on 'Chasing Trane' and the price musicians pay chasing their art

John Densmore, founding member of the Doors, is among the numerous interview subjects in director John Scheinfeld’s new documentary “Chasing Trane,” tracking the life and career of influential jazz saxophonist John Coltrane.

Following a recent question-answer session Densmore took part in after a screening of the film at the Arclight in Hollywood, Densmore submitted this essay unsolicited to The Times addressing the price musicians pay for what they do day in and day out.

“Chasing Trane” is due for home video release on DVD and Blu-ray in September.

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