2010. December 3th-4th. “Jorma Kaukonen’s 70th Birthday Celebration” Beacon Theatre, NYC.

2010. Decem­ber 3th-4th. “Jor­ma Kauko­nen’s 70th Birth­day Cel­e­bra­tion” Bea­con The­atre, NYC. Hot Tuna flew me out to New York City to join them as a guest on the sec­ond day of a two day birth­day cel­e­bra­tion for Jor­ma. It was won­der­ful to see my old band-mates, man­age­ment & crew again. The night before had appar­ent­ly been mostly […]

2010. Los Cenzontles “raza de oro”.

2010. Los Cen­zon­tles “raza de oro”. I strong­ly advise you to go and see “Los Cen­zon­tles” if you get a chance…you won’t be sor­ry. I joined Eugene on organ for one track as a guest. Oth­er guests on the album include David Hidal­go and Ry Cood­er. — with Los Cen­zon­tles, Ry Cood­er, Los Cen­zon­tles, Los Lobos and Eugene […]

2009. Harvey Mandel and the Snake Crew LIVE. Recorded at Biscuits & Blues, San Francisco, California.

2009. Har­vey Man­del and the Snake Crew LIVE. Record­ed at Bis­cuits & Blues, San Fran­cis­co, Cal­i­for­nia. Har­vey has been one of my favorite gui­tar play­ers since I first heard his “Cristo Reden­tor” album in 1969. Har­vey Man­del gui­tar. I played piano. Mick Mar­tin Vocals & Harp. Bil­ly John­son Drums. Steve Evans Bass. Jose Najara Con­gas, Per­cus­sion. Michael Bor­bridge Per­cus­sion. Joli […]

2009. Mark Karan. “Walk Through The Fire”.

2009. Mark Karan. “Walk Through The Fire”. I played Wurl­itzer Elec­tric Piano on “Love In Vain” along with Mark, Delaney Bram­lett, John Molo, and Hutch Hutchin­son. Very cool album. — with Mark Karan, Delaney Bram­lett, John Molo and James Hutch Hutchinson.

2009. “CIRCLES” A book is written about “Fleur de Lys”, the band Pete Sears played with in 1966. Written by Paul “Smiler” Anderson & Damien Jones.

2009. “CIRCLES” A book is writ­ten about “Fleur de Lys” the band I played with in 1966. By Paul “Smil­er” Ander­son & Damien Jones. They inter­viewed me about my peri­od with the band. I met Bri­an Epstein when he was pro­mot­ing a show we did with Eddie Floyd (Knock on Wood) in Lon­don. I also met Jimi […]

2009. Rare Mod Volume 2.

2009. Rare Mod Vol­ume 2. A com­pi­la­tion CD of dif­fer­ent bands from the British music scene of the 1960’s. It includes a track from the “Fleur de lys”…a band I played key­boards in for a while in 1966. — with Les Fleur de Lys.

2009. “Moonalice” T‑Bone Burnett produced this CD for us. I played bass and keyboards, and sang on “Kick It Open”, a song I wrote with Jeannette Sears.

2009. “Moon­al­ice” T‑Bone Bur­nett pro­duced this CD for us. I played bass and key­boards, and sang on “Kick It Open”, a song I wrote with Jean­nette Sears. GE Smith was still in Moon­al­ice at this point…but had to leave soon after to tour with Roger Wal­ters on “The Wall” tour. My old Hot Tuna band-mate Jack Casady […]

2008. “The Life & Rebirth of Hospitalito Atitlan”. Narration by Isabel Allende.

2008. “The Life & Rebirth of Hos­pi­tal­i­to Ati­t­lan”. Nar­ra­tion by Isabel Allende. I wrote & record­ed part of the orig­i­nal score, and record­ed Isabel Allende ‘s nar­ra­tion at my “Wind­jam­mer Stu­dio’s” in San Rafael, Cal­i­for­nia. A fundrais­ing DVD for the hos­pi­tal­i­to, in San­ti­a­go, Ati­t­lan, Guatemala. It was wrecked by the gov­ern­ment army dur­ing the civil […]

2008. April Cope “Petals Fall”.

2008. April Cope “Petals Fall”. I played key­boards on sev­er­al tracks of this enchant­i­ng album by the incred­i­bly tal­ent­ed April. Album notes: “This album has been out, but has not had prop­er dis­tri­b­u­tion until now. With guest turns from Chuck Prophet, Pete Sears and Jim Campi­lon­go she weaves her mag­ic on some tru­ly engag­ing songs. Fans […]

2008. “Indigo Moon” Michael Diamond.

2008. “Indi­go Moon” Michael Dia­mond. I played key­boards on two tracks of this won­der­ful album by Michael, includ­ing the title tune “Indi­go Moon”. — with Michael Diamond.

2007. Floyd “Red Crow” Westerman. Photo of Pete Sears and Floyd taken backstage at the “Mint” in Los Angeles before a show they played together. Floyd went into hospital the next day.

2007. Floyd “Red Crow” West­er­man. Pho­to of Pete Sears and Floyd tak­en back­stage at the “Mint” in Los Ange­les before a show they played togeth­er. Floyd went into hos­pi­tal the next day. I lost a good friend. Floyd passed away at 5:00am, Dec 13, 2007 in Los Ange­les, Cal­i­for­nia, he was 71 years old. Floyd “Red […]

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. — with David Hayes. […]