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 […]

David Nelson Band Birthday Tour

David Nel­son Band with spe­cial guests Moon­al­ice will be tour­ing Ore­gon June, 2015! June 10, 2015 — Jack­son Well­springs, Ash­land, OR June 11, 2015 — Jack­son Well­springs, Ash­land, OR June 12, 2015 — Alham­bra The­atre, Port­land, OR June 13, 2015 — WOW Hall, Eugene, OR

La Fuerza”. Sung by Fabiola Trujjilo. Composed by Taj Mahal, David Hidalgo and Eugene Rodriguez. (Pete Sears on piano)

  Eugene Rodriguez just post­ed this beau­ti­ful song. In cel­e­bra­tion of Inter­na­tion­al Wom­en’s Day — La Fuerza. Pho­tos by Sil­via Sil­via González de León, Edit­ed by Mau­reen Gosling. Sung by Fabi­o­la Tru­jji­lo. Com­posed by Taj Mahal, David Hidal­go and me. ‪#‎inter­na­tion­al­wom­ens­day‬ ‪#‎por­trait­pho­tog­ra­phy‬ ‪#‎lati­na‬ Cougar Estra­da, Emil­iano Rodriguez, Pete Sears (I played piano).

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

2015. “Shades of Brown” Los Cenzontles & Andre Thierry, featuring David Hidalgo. Pete Sears on Hammond B3 and Electric Piano.

For gen­er­a­tions, Zyde­co and Mex­i­can music have thrived side by side in Rich­mond, Cal­i­for­nia; home to Cre­oles from Louisiana and Chi­canos with deep roots in Cal­i­for­nia and Mex­i­co. Now, in “Shades of Brown”, Andre Thier­ry and Los Cen­zon­tles unite their ances­tral voic­es in cel­e­bra­tion. Joined by the music leg­end David Hidal­go, they cre­ate a joyful […]

2014. “Once in a Blue Moon” David Nelson Band. Studio Recording. California. DNB Records.

2014. David Nel­son Band. Live in stu­dio record­ing. Most­ly at Laugh­ing Tiger Stu­dios, San Rafael, Cal­i­for­nia. Pete Sears played bass, and wrote and sung one of the songs, “Come Away”. Ari Rios engi­neer. Pro­duced by Bar­ry Sless. Link to the songs off the David Nel­son Band album, “Once In a Blue Moon”, includ­ing “Come Away” writ­ten and […]

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 Keith […]

2013. “David Hayes”. David Hayes.

2013. “David Hayes”. David Hayes. This is a com­pi­la­tion CD with tracks tak­en from David’s solo albums made over the years. David has played bass with many bands, includ­ing being Van Morrison’s main bass play­er for many years. He recent­ly decid­ed to leave Europe and spend more time at his home on the west coast of […]

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 with […]