2015. June 6th. Dr. John with musical director Sarah Morrow (Trombone), Pete Sears (Bass), Vernon Black (Guitar), David Rokeach (Drums), and Annie Sampson (Back-up vocals). Private high ticket price Benefit for Wavy Gravy’s Camp Winnarainbow.

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 […]

Moonalice 2015 Tour Dates

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

2013. (1966) “You’ve Got To Earn It”. Fleur De Lys.

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.

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. April. DVD release of Jorma Kaukonen’s 70th birthday. Pete Sears played piano on the second day. December 4th.

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 […]

2009. “CIRCLES” A book is written about “Fleur de Lys”, the band Pete Sears played with in 1966. Written by Paul “Smiler” Anderson & Damien Jones.

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.

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.

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.

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 […]

2006. Feb. “Sacred Run” Benefit. Recorded live at Studio Z, San Francisco. Floyd “Red Crow” Westerman, Pete Sears, Dennis Banks, Wavy Gravy.

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”.

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.

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 and Chet Helms. Arti­cle from Haight Street Music News — 2005 PETE SEARSMUSICIAN & 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, […]