2001. Pete Sears & the Dawn Patrol” logo.

2001. Pete Sears & the Dawn Patrol” logo. I designed it and came up with the name “Dawn Patrol” because of my love of old open cock-pit bi-planes (not war). The “Dawn Patrol” was made up of planes like the famous Sop­with Camel dur­ing WW1 in Europe, where they would fly across ene­my lines at […]

2001. “Pete Sears & the Dawn Patrol” back up our close friend “Francis Clay” who was drummer with “The Muddy Waters Band” and many other blues greats.

2001. “Pete Sears & the Dawn Patrol” back up our close friend “Fran­cis Clay” who was drum­mer with “The Mud­dy Waters Band” and many oth­er blues greats. Fran­cis had become a poet of some renown, and had recit­ed a p he wrote called “Mis­sis­sip­pi” on my “The Long Haul” album. I had asked him to […]

2001. “Pete Sears & the Dawn Patrol”

2001. “Pete Sears & the Dawn Patrol” I formed a band to pro­mote my “Long Haul” album. The great Dav­ey Pat­ti­son (Robin Trow­er Band) on rhythm gui­tar & lead vocals, Rich Kirch (John Lee Hook­er) on lead gui­tar, Ernest Carter (Bruce Spring­steen) on drums. Bass, David Hayes (Van Mor­ri­son) or Bob­by Vega (Sly & the […]

2000. October 28th. SKB. “Steve Kimock Band”. Pete Sears on keyboards.

2000. Octo­ber 28th. SKB. “Steve Kimock Band”. Pete Sears on key­boards. Hal­loween Hoo­te­nany. The Resort at the Moun­tain. One of sev­er­al ver­sions of the SKB band I worked with. Steve Kimock on gui­tar. Bob­by Vega played bass. I played key­boards. Some­times Prairie Prince played drums. Some­times Jim Sanchez, and some­times Alan Hertz. — with Steve […]

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 […]

1997. Bobby Vega “Down The Road”

1997. Bob­by Vega “Down The Road” This album fea­tures some of the most beau­ti­ful bass work I’ve ever heard. Bob­by’s a true mas­ter of his instru­ment. I played accor­dion as a guest on the track “Until Then”…Steve Kimock also played on the same tune. — with Bob­by Vega and Steve Kimock.

1994. Zero & guests. “Chance in a Million”.

1994. Zero & guests. “Chance in a Mil­lion”. We record­ed this album at the Great Amer­i­can Music Hall in San Fran­cis­co. I played key­boards all night with var­i­ous guest key­boardists join­ing in, includ­ing Vince Well­nick and Nicky Hop­kins. I have a review writ­ten by famed Jazz crit­ic Phil Elwood for the San Fran­cis­co Exam­in­er say­ing […]

1980. Marcus David “Greatest Hits” I played piano. Album also included: Sean Hopper, Bobby Vega, Huey Lewis, Tom Johnston and many others. Produced by Roger Troy and Marcus David.

1980 Mar­cus David “Great­est Hits” I played piano. Album also includ­ed: Sean Hop­per, Bob­by Vega, Huey Lewis, Tom John­ston and many oth­ers. Pro­duced by Roger Troy and Mar­cus David.I played piano. Album also includ­ed: Sean Hop­per, Bob­by Vega, Huey Lewis, Tom John­ston and many oth­ers. Pro­duced by Roger Troy and Mar­cus David.