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Category Archive: Videos
“Soviet American Peace Walk” with Jerry Garcia, 1988
Pete Sears plays the drunk in this haunting music video.
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 […]
2011. “The Storm That Swept Mexico”. I wrote and recorded the original score for this documentary on the “Mexican Revolution”. Aired on 300 PBS stations nationwide, as well as film festivals and major Universities Directed by Ray Telles. and produced by Ray Telles and Ken Rabin. Paradigm Productions. I co-produced the Traditional music with Pancho […]
2010. December 3th-4th. “Jorma Kaukonen’s 70th Birthday Celebration” Beacon Theatre, NYC. Hot Tuna flew me out to New York City to join them as a guest on the second day of a two day birthday celebration for Jorma. It was wonderful to see my old band-mates, management & crew again. The night before had apparently […]
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. “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. “Old-Fashioned Fun on Route 66”. Documentary soundtrack written and recorded by Pete Sears. A documentary containing vintage 8mm footage. A story of the road traveling between two eras. I wrote the original score for this film. I used guitarist Chris Collin’s and drummer Vince Littleton. — with Chris Collins, Thomas J. Caudle and Vince […]
2006. Paul Kantner’s 65th Birthday Roast & Concert. DVD. I popped down to the “Sweetwater” and sat in on a few tunes. — with Jefferson Starship, Paul Kantner and David Freiberg.
2005. July 29th. Tribute to Chet Helms. Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, California. I spoke with Chet while he was very ill in his hospital bed not long before he passed away. Although he was very concerned about his health, as he had been for quite some time, he was at that point optimistic […]
2005. “Learning Piano” with Pete Sears. DVD. I release a three hour piano instruction DVD for the “Icons of Rock” series. We shot it at “Hyde Street Studios” on their white Yamaha 6ft grand piano. It was the same studio that I recorded “Red Octopus” with Jefferson Starship in 1975 when it was “Wally Heider […]
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 […]
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 […]
2001. David Grisman. Grateful Dawg. David Grisman documentary about his series of recordings with Jerry Garcia. I only put it on here because David mentions in the film that he and Jerry, who hadn’t been speaking to each other for something like fifteen years, reconnected in the kitchen of the recording studio while I was […]
2001. John Cipollina “Electric Guitarslinger”. Documentary about my old friend and “Copperhead” band-mate. I lived with John in his antique gun room on King St in Mill Valley for quite a while…just down the road from his parents house on Shady Lane. We had many good laughs together as well as sharing some very special […]
2000 January “Tibet’s Stolen Child” I wrote and recorded the original score for this documentary film. The greatest peacemakers of our time search for the truth about Tibet’s Panchen Lama, a boy whose fate could affect the destiny of a country struggling to avoid the destruction of its spiritual traditions. A young boy, the Panchen […]
1984. “Assassin” Jefferson Starship. “Assassin”. Music, Pete Sears. Lyrics, Jeannette Sears. 1984. “Live and Let Live”. Jefferson Starship. “Live and Let Live” Music, Pete Sears, Lyrics, Jeannette Sears. “Sorry Me Sorry You” Music, Pete Sears. Lyrics, Jeannette Sears. 1984.” Nuclear Furniture” Jefferson Starship. R.C.A. Records. Jeannette and I wrote “Assassin”, “Sorry Me, […]
The YouTube video above is of the second song Grace Slick and I wrote. It’s called “Hyperdrive” and Grace wrote the lyrics, and I wrote and arranged all the music. It came out on “Dragonfly”, the first official Jefferson Starship album as a band. The first song Grace and I wrote was “Better […]