Bass Player: Article by Jimmy Leslie about Live: Pre-Dead at Sweetwater on Thursday focusing on Steve Adams & Pete Sears. http://www.bassplayer.com/artists/1171/bp-presents-pre-dead-moonalice-and-jason-crosby–friends-june-25-at-sweetwater-mill-valley-cawin-tickets/52720
Category Archive: Photographs
Yeah, this was the first of four Rod Stewart albums I played on way back in 1970. I played piano on “Country Comforts”, and bass on “Cut Across Shorty”. The next album was “Every Picture Tell a Story”…I played piano on that one. I haven’t seen or spoken with Rod since I did his last […]
Just had a fantastic gig playing bass with Dr. John, Sarah Morrow, David Rokeach, Vernon Black, and my old Stoneground band-mate Annie Sampson. What an amazing piano player…and guitar player. I’ve always loved his playing, but live he’s something else. Especially when your interacting with him on stage. All proceeds for this benefit go to […]
Announcing the Moonalice tour to Utah, Idaho & Wyoming. Apr 2 – The State Room – Salt Lake City, UT Apr 3 – Knotty Pine Supper Club – Victor, ID Apr 4 – Music Under the Tram – Teton Village, Wyoming, WY
Pete Sears playing the Dragon on November 16, 2014 at The Barn, Nelson Family Vineyards, Ukiah, CA.
2014. Jefferson Starship: Live in Central Park NYC May 12, 1975 (2 CD Set).Sony Records. 1975. Sony Records released this two CD set of our live show in Central Park, NYC in 1975. Papa John Creach was still playing fiddle with us…it was a time in rock when you could stretch out the music to […]
2013. (1966) “You’ve Got To Earn It”. Fleur De Lys. Acid Jazz Records just released this CD of a band I played piano in for a while back in 1966, England. I’m second from the left on the cover photo. Singer, guitarist Phil Sawyer standing in the back second from the right next to drummer […]
May 2013. “Red River”. Los Cenzontles. Pete Sears, keyboards. From the brand new full-length vinyl album PURO JAM…with David Hidalgo, electric guitar and guiro. David Bautista, harmonica. Pete Sears, keyboards. Eugene Rodriguez, steel string guitar. Hugo Arroyo, bass. Sage Baggott, drums. Los Cenzontles proudly announces it first full-length vinyl album PURO JAM featuring instrumental jams […]
2012. Freddie Roulette. “Jammin With Friends”. Pete Sears played some keyboards on this wonderful album by one of the lap steel masters. Jammin with Friends album by Freddie Roulette was released Oct 06, 2012 on the […]
2012. April. DVD release of Jorma Kaukonen’s 70th birthday. Pete Sears played piano on the second day. December 4th. 2010. December 3th-4th. “Jorma Kaukonen’s 70th Birthday Celebration” at the Beacon Theatre, N.Y.C. Hot Tuna flew me out to New York City to join them as a guest on the second day of a two day […]
January 2012. David Nelson Band.” Spirit of Aloha Botanical Gardens”, Maui, Hawaii. Pete Sears played bass. Here’s a new album release from the David Nelson Band of our live set at the beautiful Botanical Gardens on Maui, with Bill Kreutzmann on drums.
2009. “CIRCLES” A book is written about “Fleur de Lys” the band I played with in 1966. By Paul “Smiler” Anderson & Damien Jones. They interviewed me about my period with the band. I met Brian Epstein when he was promoting a show we did with Eddie Floyd (Knock on Wood) in London. I also […]
2008. “The Life & Rebirth of Hospitalito Atitlan”. Narration by Isabel Allende. I wrote & recorded part of the original score, and recorded Isabel Allende ‘s narration at my “Windjammer Studio’s” in San Rafael, California. A fundraising DVD for the hospitalito, in Santiago, Atitlan, Guatemala. It was wrecked by the government army during the civil […]
2007. Floyd “Red Crow” Westerman. Photo of Pete Sears and Floyd taken backstage at the “Mint” in Los Angeles before a show they played together. Floyd went into hospital the next day. I lost a good friend. Floyd passed away at 5:00am, Dec 13, 2007 in Los Angeles, California, he was 71 years old. Floyd […]
2007. “Learning Piano with Pete Sears”. I forgot to put this in the mix. It’s the learning piano 3 hr DVD that I showed earlier…but I’ve added a book to go along with the DVD. I’ll just show the one review the book got on Amazon. The DVD alone (without book) got almost all 4 […]
2007. DVD. “Free From Pain” benefit for Tiffany Travalent held at 12 Galaxies in San Francisco. Pete Sears played accordion and piano with Eric McFadden and Zigaboo Modeliste. — with Eric McFadden and Zigaboo Modeliste.
2006. Feb. “Sacred Run” Benefit. I played Accordion on this live album. Sacred Run History | Tracks | Purchase Recorded live in February 2006, featuring: DENNIS BANKS, FLOYD RED CROW WESTERMAN, PETER COYOTE, PETE SEARS, ROBBY ROMERO, DAVID AMRAM, MARTHA REDBNE, CHARLIE HILL, WAVY GRAVY AND MORE. The 2006 Sacred Run kick-off concert was recorded […]
2005. Eric McFadden & Wally Ingram. “Alektorophobia”. I played Hammond B3 organ, Accordion, and Piano on this album. Eric’s a wonderful guitarist, singer and songwriter…he and Wally work well together. They asked me if I’d like to sit in at a show at the Casper Inn…but I already had a gig that day. Eric and […]
2005. DVD of the Chetfest Show at the GAMH…unfortunately no longer available. Chet had a lot left to give the world; but the waves of spirit, generosity and quite strength that people like Chet send out, will continue for eternity. Its people like Chet who give us hope that the human species won’t self destruct […]
Pete Sears and Chet Helms. Article from Haight Street Music News – 2005 PETE SEARS – MUSICIAN & HUMANITARIAN I always liked and admired Pete Sears, a paradigm in the paradoxical world of music and spent several years taking images of him during the seven year run of The Gathering On The Mountain in Blakeslee, […]