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 […]

2007. David Hayes. “Soul Diver”.

2007. David Hayes. “Soul Div­er”. Dave includ­ed a track I’d played accor­dion on from a pre­vi­ous album. “O’Con­nell Street”. I’ve also played this song with David dur­ing a live show. David has been Van Mor­risons bass play­er on and off for many years. He plays most­ly gui­tar and sings on his own albums. Accor­dion. — […]

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 […]

1993. David Hayes “Born Heroes”.

1993. David Hayes “Born Heroes”. I played a bit of Harp­si­chord on this project. Pro­duced by Karl Der­fler and David Hayes. Record­ed at Hia­tus Pro­duc­tions San Fran­cis­co and Stu­dio D in Sausal­i­to, Cal­i­for­nia. Released on Line Records. — with David Hayes.        

1989. “Logos Through a Sideman” David Hayes.

  1989. “Logos Through a Side­man” David Hayes. Great CD by my close friend David Hayes. David has played with many peo­ple over the years, includ­ing bass on some of Van Mor­rison’s most notable work. He first played on a Van Mor­ri­son album in 1973 with the release of Hard Nose the High­way and was […]