2003. Harvey Mandel. “Nightfire”. I played keyboards on a few tracks of this wonderful album. I have always admired Harvey’s guitar playing since his ground breaking instrumental album “Cristo Redentor” in 1968. Harvey was considered for the Rolling Stones after Mick Taylor left the band. Other players on the album include Freddie Roulette, Norton Buffalo, […]
Category Archive: Bands
2003. “Got a Revolition” by Jeff Tamarkin. It talks about Jefferson Airplane…Jefferson Starship…and Starship. — with Jefferson Starship, Jeff Tamarkin and Hot Tuna.
2003. Flying Other Brothers N0.2 with new members, Barry Sless and Jim Sanchez. — with Tony Bove, Roger McNamee, Pete Sears, Ann Atomic Moonalice, James Sanchez and Barry Sless.
2002. I first met my good friends in “The Flying Other Brothers” after Roger McNamee had held a private “Not New Years” party at the Fillmore West with Hot Tuna & Bob Weir. I sat in with The Flying Other Brothers that night. Roger and the FOB had hired Hot Tuna as part of Jorma’s “Fur Peace […]
2002. STEVE KIMOCK and PETE SEARS. November 24, 2002 Boulevard Cafe — Chicago, IL Review in: “THE DAILY CONTRARIAN” Where Music is the Best! I just found a foobar plugin that allows me to convert SHNs to MP3s. This will open up more possibilities in terms of shows I can share, as many of my older shows are in SHN. […]
2002. The Flying Other Brothers. “52 Week High”. I played keyboards as a special guest on several tracks. Jack Casady & Stacy Parish produced the album at Sy Klopps Studios in San Francisco.
2002. Gov’t Mule. The Deep End Vol 2. Warren Haynes and Government Mule tribute to their dear friend and bass player, Woody who tragically passed away. I played piano on the track “Slow Happy Boys”, Warren sang and played lead guitar, Chuck Leavell played Hammond B3, Jack Casady bass, and Matt Abts drums. — with Jack […]
2002. April 21. Bimbo’s 365 Club, San Francisco, CA 94901. Pete Sears and the Dawn Patrol Bob Weir The Flying Other Other Brothers. Benefit for Camp Winnarainbow and The Gesundheit Institute. As well as my own band The Dawn Patrol, I played with Bob Weir and The Flying Other Brothers. I always enjoy playing with Bob…I remember […]
Pete Sears played piano on most tracks and some bass on all the albums except Rod’s first album…The Rod Stewart Album. Ian McLagen played the Hammond B3 except for one track per Rod Stewart solo album when Rod would bring in the “Faces” as a band…Mac (Ian) would play piano as well as B3 on those […]
2002. “Wake”. I produced this album for this very cool band. I also played bass. Band formed by the Collin’s brothers.
2002. John Lee Hooker. “That’s My Story”. DVD. Aired on TV 2001. A documentary about John Lee Hooker’s life, which also features a concert I played with him at Stanford University. I was interviewed for the film at the show. From the DVD liner notes: A teenage runaway who never went to school, John Lee Hooker had trouble […]
2002. Pete Sears “The Long Haul” is released in Germany and other European countries by “Altrichter-Music” at Oher Weg 9, 29355 Beedenbostel. I thank Hans-Werner Altrichter for releasing my CD in Europe. www.altrichter-music.de
2001. Morty Wiggins puts out my album “The Long Haul” on Tower Records label…33rd St Records.
2001. “Jorma Kaukonen Trio Live” recorded 1999. Jorma Kaukonen, Michael Falzarano, Pete Sears. I loved playing with these guys. — with Jorma Kaukonen and Michael Falzarano.
2001, May 25th. John Lee Hooker with Rich Kirch, Pete Sears, Ron Perry, Bryant Mills. Gold Country Casino, Oroville, California. I was filling in for their regular keyboard player Liz Fisher who was ill. A few songs from the show are up on YouTube. I liked hanging out with John, whom I’d got to know through […]
2001. Pete Sears & the Dawn Patrol” logo. I designed it and came up with the name “Dawn Patrol” because of my love of old open cock-pit bi-planes (not war). The “Dawn Patrol” was made up of planes like the famous Sopwith Camel during WW1 in Europe, where they would fly across enemy lines at dawn. […]
2001. “Pete Sears & the Dawn Patrol” back up our close friend “Francis Clay” who was drummer with “The Muddy Waters Band” and many other blues greats. Francis had become a poet of some renown, and had recited a p he wrote called “Mississippi” on my “The Long Haul” album. I had asked him to […]
2001. “Pete Sears & the Dawn Patrol” I formed a band to promote my “Long Haul” album. The great Davey Pattison (Robin Trower Band) on rhythm guitar & lead vocals, Rich Kirch (John Lee Hooker) on lead guitar, Ernest Carter (Bruce Springsteen) on drums. Bass, David Hayes (Van Morrison) or Bobby Vega (Sly & the […]
2000. October 28th. SKB. “Steve Kimock Band”. Pete Sears on keyboards. Halloween Hootenany. The Resort at the Mountain. One of several versions of the SKB band I worked with. Steve Kimock on guitar. Bobby Vega played bass. I played keyboards. Sometimes Prairie Prince played drums. Sometimes Jim Sanchez, and sometimes Alan Hertz. — with Steve […]
2000. Pete Sears “Watchfire” released in Japan. Americana Records. Manufactured By Omagatoki Co Ltd. Distributed by: Shinseido Co. Ltd. Saito Tomatsu