David Kemper

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For the Farscape writer, see David Kemper (writer).

David Kemper (born David Law Kemper in Chicago, Illinois 1947/8) is an American rock drummer.[1] He was a long-time member of both the Jerry Garcia Band (1983–1994) and Bob Dylan's band (1996–2001).[2] He was with the Jerry Garcia Band for the last eleven years of Garcia's life. Kemper joined well-known Dutch progressive rock band, Focus, for a short period in the mid-1970s, playing both on the Mother Focus album and on tour. He has also played with Mike Stinson, Elkie Brooks, Dennis Wilson (on the Bambu sessions) and Bernie Leadon. He played double drums with Jim Gordon on Barry McGuire's "Don't Blame God," from his Lighten Up album in 1974.[3]


  • [1] Focus biography