2000. Pete Sears “The Long Haul”.

2000. Pete Sears “The Long Haul”. My sec­ond solo project. As before I brought down many musi­cal friends to the stu­dio, includ­ing John Lee Hook­er, Wavy Gravy”, Maria Mul­daur”, “Davy Pat­ti­son”, “Shana Mor­ri­son”, “Steve Kimock”, “Lev­on Helm”, “Jor­ma Kauko­nen”, “Nick Graven­ites”, “Mark Naf­tal­in”, “David Gris­man”, “Michael Falzara­no”, “Char­lie Mus­sel­white”, “Mal Sharpe”, “Clint Bak­er”, “Alvin Young­blood Hart”, […]

1999. July 3rd, Allman Brothers Band concert in Charlotte, North Carolina.

1999. July 3rd, All­man Broth­ers Band con­cert in Char­lotte, North Car­oli­na. Hot Tuna tours as an open­ing act for the All­man Broth­ers. I sat in on Greg All­man’s piano while he played organ on sev­er­al shows…and this was one. Not an offi­cial release…but they sent me a copy of the show on CD. Here’s part of […]

1999. Phil Lesh & Friends. Warfield Theater, June 4th & 5th 1999.

1999. Phil Lesh & Friends. Warfield The­ater, June 4th & 5th 1999. Phil Lesh bass and vocals, Prairie Prince (drums), Jor­ma Kauko­nen (gui­tar and vocals), me on (keys), Zoe Ellis (vocals), Cailan Corn­well (vocals). — with Steve Kimock, Prairie Prince, Phil Lesh and Jor­ma Kaukonen. 

1999. “Silver Metre” re-released on CDS.

1999. “Sil­ver Metre” re-released on CDS. CD release of the 1969–70 vinyl album release fea­tur­ing the band that I formed with Leigh Stephens (Blue Cheer), Micky Waller (Jeff Beck, Rod Stew­art), and Har­ry Reynolds (Hair Band). There is a cool live boot­leg of a “Sil­ver Metre” show from the Fill­more West in 1970…we played on the same […]

1999. Rich Kirch “Augusta Boulevard Blues”

  1999. Rich Kirch “Augus­ta Boule­vard Blues”. A solo record by my close friend Rich, fea­tur­ing John Lee Hook­er, Big Wal­ter Hor­ton, Sam Lay, Char­lie Mus­sel­white, Fred­dy Roulette, and many more. A solo record by my close friend Rich, fea­tur­ing John Lee Hook­er, Big Wal­ter Hor­ton, Sam Lay, Char­lie Mus­sel­white, Fred­dy Roulette, and many more. I played piano […]

1998. Sky “Sunlight” Saxon, “Summer Of Love”. Seeds.

1998. Sky “Sun­light” Sax­on, “Sum­mer Of Love”. I played key­boards and bass on the title track “Sum­mer Of Love”. I enjoyed play­ing and hang­ing out with Sky and Mike Oak­land. Sky was leader and singer of the orig­i­nal 1960’s Psy­che­del­ic band “The Seeds”…considered by many to be the first of its kind. He recent­ly passed away. — […]

1998, Jan 14th. John Lee Hooker & Pete Sears recording the song they wrote together “Elizabeth”. For the album, “The Long Haul”.

1998, Jan 14th. John Lee Hook­er & Pete Sears record­ing the song they wrote togeth­er “Eliz­a­beth”. For the album, “The Long Haul”. They record­ed it togeth­er with no over­dubs at Bayview Stu­dio’s in Rich­mond, Cal­i­for­nia for Pete’s solo album, “The Long Haul”. Also on the ses­sion, engi­neered and co-pro­­duced by Paul Stub­blebine were: Bryant Mills on drums, […]

1997. Pete Sears “Millennium”. Capacity Records. Tokyo, Japan.

1997. Pete Sears “Mil­len­ni­um” Solo piano project released in Japan with the help of pro­mot­er Saitoh Tomat­su. I was going through a very exper­i­men­tal peri­od at this point…I would just sit at the piano, push record and make it all up as I went along. Total impro­vi­sa­tion with a delib­er­ate­ly non-conformist…sometimes dis­so­nant approach. I later […]

1997. “Fight In The Fields” Award winning television documentary on Cesar Chavez and the Farm Workers Union.

1997. “Fight In The Fields” Award win­ning tele­vi­sion doc­u­men­tary on Cesar Chavez and the Farm Work­ers Union. Direct­ed by Ray Telles and Rick Teja­da Flo­res. I wrote, record­ed and pro­duced the Orig­i­nal Score. Cine Gold­en Eagle, Best Doc San Anto­nio Cine­Fes. Chica­go Intl. Film Fes­ti­val Gold Medal. Gold Apple Natl’ Edu­ca­tion­al Media. “The Fight in the Fields: Cesar Chavez […]

1997. Les Fleur De Lys “Reflections”

              1997 Les Fleur De Lys “Reflec­tions” CD release of an Eng­lish band I was with for a while in 1966…that’s me stand­ing on the right with the leather jack­et. — with Les Fleur de Lys, Phil Sawyer, Chris Andrews and Gor­don Haskell. Tag Pho­toAdd LocationEdit

1996. Pete Sears “Watchfire”. Relix Records.

1996. Pete Sears “Watch­fire”. Relix Records. Re-released on “Relix Records” NYC after “Grate­ful Dead Records” dis­solved. “Watch­fire” fea­tured many guests includ­ing Jer­ry Gar­cia, Mick­ey Hart, David Gris­man, Mimi Fari­na and Kit­ty Beethoven and was orig­i­naly released as an LP on Red­wood Records, then again on Grate­ful Dead Records. — with Mick­ey Hart, Jer­ry Gar­cia, Mimi […]

1996. Pete Sears & Michael Falzarano…Somewhere in Italy…sometime in the 1990’s.

Pete Sears & Michael Falzarano…Somewhere in Italy…sometime in the 1990’s. “Hot Tuna” or “Jor­ma Kauko­nen Trio”. We’d all just had wild boar pas­ta of which the own­er of the restau­rant was extreme­ly proud; and for good rea­son, it was spec­tac­u­lar. As you can see, he was also very proud of his exten­sive col­lec­tion of alco­holic beverages. […]