2003. Matt Ward “Turn It Over”

2003. Matt Ward “Turn It Over” I played bass on this album. Matt Ward gui­tar & vocals, Prairie Prince on drums, Tim Gor­man on keys, Steve Kimock gui­tar, Gary Vogensen gui­tar, Dal­lis Craft vocals, Mooka Ren­nick arrangement’s. Record­ed at Mooka Ren­nick­’s Prairie Sun Record­ing Stu­dios, Cotati, Cal­i­for­nia. — with Steve Kimock and Tim Gorman.

2003. Davey Pattison “Pictures”.

2003. Dav­ey Pat­ti­son “Pic­tures”. A won­der­ful album by my old Dawn Patrol band-mate Dav­ey. I played a bit of piano and accor­dion on these ses­sions. Dav­ey sang on my “Pete Sears The Long Haul” album. He is from Glas­gow, Scot­land, and was asked to join “Hum­ble Pie” but turned it down. He was in Ron­nie Mon­trose’s […]

2003. Jefferson Starship “Platinum Gold Collection”.

2003. Jef­fer­son Star­ship “Plat­inum Gold Col­lec­tion”. As usu­al, David Freiberg and I would share bass & key­board duties on all songs. I wrote the music for four of the songs in this col­lec­tion; “Stranger” lyrics by Jean­nette Sears, “Play On Love” lyrics by Grace Slick, “Save Your Love” lyrics by Jean­nette Sears, “Hot Water” lyrics by […]

2003. Marianne Segal & JADE “Fly On Strange Wings”. CD.

      2003. Mar­i­anne Segal & JADE “Fly On Strange Wings”. CD. Album orig­i­nal­ly released on vinyl in 1970. I played bass on this album…a Gib­son EB0…one of my favorite ses­sions. Micky Waller played on the album. Ter­ry Cox from “Pen­tan­gle” also played on these ses­sions, and Elton John’s man­ag­er Jon Miller pro­duced the album. Quote: […]

2003. Steve Kimock & Pete Sears. Live at the Jenner Playhouse, Jenner, California. July 23.

2003. Steve Kimock & Pete Sears. Live at the Jen­ner Play­house, Jen­ner, Cal­i­for­nia. July 23. We played a duo show at the Jen­ner Play­house, in Jen­ner, Cal­i­for­nia. Jen­ner is a beau­ti­ful vil­lage on the rocky Pacif­ic coast­line of High­way 1. I played a grand piano, and Steve played an eclec­tic mix of acoustic and elec­tric instru­ments from […]

2003. Harvey Mandel. “Nightfire”.

2003. Har­vey Man­del. “Night­fire”. I played key­boards on a few tracks of this won­der­ful album. I have always admired Har­vey’s gui­tar play­ing since his ground break­ing instru­men­tal album “Cristo Reden­tor” in 1968. Har­vey was con­sid­ered for the Rolling Stones after Mick Tay­lor left the band. Oth­er play­ers on the album include Fred­die Roulette, Nor­ton Buffalo, […]

2002. “Trichromes”

2002. “Trichromes” Bil­ly Kreutz­mann, Sy Klopps, Ralph Wood­son, Michael Di Pir­ro. Bil­ly, Steve Parish and Her­bie Her­bert hired me to come down to Bel Marin Keys and try to help work up some songs from musi­cal jams and lyrics writ­ten by Robert Hunter. It took me a cou­ple of days…and I received co-writer cred­it on four […]

2002. Gov’t Mule. The Deep End Vol 2.

2002. Gov­’t Mule. The Deep End Vol 2. War­ren Haynes and Gov­ern­ment Mule trib­ute to their dear friend and bass play­er, Woody who trag­i­cal­ly passed away. I played piano on the track “Slow Hap­py Boys”, War­ren sang and played lead gui­tar, Chuck Leavell played Ham­mond B3, Jack Casady bass, and Matt Abts drums. — with Jack […]

2002. “Reason To Believe”. The Complete Mercury Studio Recordings.

Pete Sears played piano on most tracks and some bass on all the albums except Rod’s first album…The Rod Stew­art Album. Ian McLa­gen played the Ham­mond B3 except for one track per Rod Stew­art solo album when Rod would bring in the “Faces” as a band…Mac (Ian) would play piano as well as B3 on those […]

2002. “Wake”.

2002. “Wake”. I pro­duced this album for this very cool band. I also played bass. Band formed by the Collin’s brothers.

2002. John Lee Hooker. “That’s My Story”. DVD.

2002. John Lee Hook­er. “That’s My Sto­ry”. DVD. Aired on TV 2001. A doc­u­men­tary about John Lee Hook­er’s life, which also fea­tures a con­cert I played with him at Stan­ford Uni­ver­si­ty. I was inter­viewed for the film at the show. From the DVD lin­er notes: A teenage run­away who nev­er went to school, John Lee Hook­er had trouble […]

2002. John Lee Hooker. “That’s My Story”. DVD.

2002. John Lee Hook­er. “That’s My Sto­ry”. DVD. Aired on TV 2001. A doc­u­men­tary about John Lee Hook­er’s life, which also fea­tures a con­cert I played with him at Stan­ford Uni­ver­si­ty. I was inter­viewed for the film at the show. From the DVD lin­er notes: A teenage run­away who nev­er went to school, John Lee Hook­er had trouble […]

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 dawn. […]