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 […]

2011. “The Storm That Swept Mexico”. Documentary Film by Ray Telles and Paradigm Productions.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 […]

2005. “Learning Piano” with Pete Sears. DVD.

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.

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. David Grisman. Grateful Dawg.

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”. Pete Sears was interviewed.

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”

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.” Nuclear Furniture” Jefferson Starship. R.C.A. Records.

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, […]

1974. “Dragonfly” Jefferson Starship” R.C.A. Records.

    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 […]

Sweet Little Rock n Roller

This is one of Pete’s favorite songs from Rod Stew­arts 1973 album, “SMILER”, the last of four Eng­lish made solo albums that he played on. The first being “Gaso­line Alley” in 1970 where he played bass on “Cut Across Shorty” and piano on “Coun­try Com­forts”. The sec­ond was his favorite album with Rod in 1971, […]