2000. “Gathering On The Mountain”. Jorma Kaukonen Trio, Jorma Kaukonen (lead guitar), Michael Falzarano (rhythm guitar), Pete Sears (keyboards & keyboard bass).

2000. “Gath­er­ing On The Moun­tain”. Jor­ma Kauko­nen Trio, Jor­ma Kauko­nen (lead gui­tar), Michael Falzara­no (rhythm gui­tar), Pete Sears (key­boards & key­board bass).   I played with the “Jor­ma Kauko­nen Trio”. Upstate New York. — with Jor­ma Kauko­nen, Melvin Seals, Michael Falzara­no and Merl Saun­ders.      

1972. My old friend Mark Unobsky. “Trader Mark”. 1943–1996

    My old friend Mark Unob­sky. “Trad­er Mark”. 1943–1996 Mark was a won­der­ful blues gui­tarist from the south. I met him in 1970 through John Cipol­li­na. We became very close friends. Mark was famous for start­ing and own­ing the infa­mous, “Red Dog Saloon” in Vir­ginia City, Neva­da. His sis­ter Mary was a well known […]

1972. Copperhead (1972).

1972 Cop­per­head (ear­ly 1972). Left to Right: David Weber, Jim McPher­son, Gary Philipet (seat­ed), John Cipol­li­na, Pete Sears.

1971. Another shot of “Copperhead.”

1971. Anoth­er shot of Cop­per­head 1971. Left to Right: John Cipol­li­na, Gary Phillipet, Pete Sears, Jim McPher­son, David Weber. I lat­er left the band just before sign­ing a record­ing con­tract to which I did­n’t want to com­mit, and returned to Eng­land to record on Rod Stew­art’s “Nev­er a Dull Moment”. I had also agreed to […]

1971…the original “Copperhead” hanging out at Jim Jensen’s pad in the Delta.

  1971…the orig­i­nal “Cop­per­head” hang­ing out at Jim Jensen’s pad in the Delta. Left to right: David Weber, Pete Sears, John Cipol­li­na, Gary Phillipet, Jim McPher­son. Jensen had an amaz­ing place full of strange antiques and weird arti­facts from around the world…he was a pret­ty intense fel­low. Mark Unob­s­ki was also there that day.