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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

2012. “Regeneration” Los Cenzontles. Pete Sears, guest keyboards.

2012. “Regeneration” Los Cenzontles. I played some keyboards on this amazing album. After many many months of song writing, recording, mixing, mastering, and everything else that goes into producing a record, Los Cenzontles is excited to announce the release of their newest album, Regeneration. Regeneration celebrates the emerging Latino-boom youth generation by fusing Latino roots […]

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 […]