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”, […]
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2000. Los Lobos with guest Pete Sears on piano. High Sierra Music Festival. Quincy, California.
2000. Pete Sears solo piano concert at a Jazz Club in Tokyo, Japan. I was promoting my “Millennium” album released in Japan.
1999. Jorma Kaukonen Trio with special guest, the great Vassar Clements on fiddle. — with Jorma Kaukonen, Michael Falzarano, Pete Sears, and Vassar Clements.
1999. June 4th & 5th. Phil Lesh & Friends. “And Love Will See You Through” One of the early versions of the Phil & Friends series. I played piano, accordion and Hammond B3. I was joined by my Hot Tuna band-mate Jorma Kaukonen, along with Steve Kimock, Prairie Prince, Zoe Ellis, Cailin Cornwell, and of […]
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. 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. 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”. 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. The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Tribute Concert — John Lee Hooker & Friends. John Lee Hooker was honored by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with a concert in his honor entitled ” A 50th Anniversary Boogie”. The sold out concert took place on October 30 at Stanford University. Those friends […]
1998. Handwritten note to Pete Sears from Sky Saxon of “The Seeds”. — with Sky Saxon.
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. Rod Stewart “Every Picture Tells a Story”. Released on CD. — with Rod Stewart, Pete Sears, Martin Quittenton, Ronnie Lane, Ian McLagan, Ronnie Wood and Micky Waller. Kenney Jones
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” 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. 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” 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
Pete Sears, Michael Falzarano & Greg Allman. — with Michael Falzarano and Gregg Allman.
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 […]
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. […]