Yeah, this was the first of four Rod Stewart albums I played on way back in 1970. I played piano on “Country Comforts”, and bass on “Cut Across Shorty”. The next album was “Every Picture Tell a Story”…I played piano on that one. I haven’t seen or spoken with Rod since I did his last […]
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January 2012. David Nelson Band.” Spirit of Aloha Botanical Gardens”, Maui, Hawaii. Pete Sears played bass. Here’s a new album release from the David Nelson Band of our live set at the beautiful Botanical Gardens on Maui, with Bill Kreutzmann on drums.
2006. Leftover Salmon. “Years In Your Ears”. I was interviewed for this documentary about my friends in Leftover Salmon and the various shows I played with them during the 1990’s…usually between Hot Tuna tours. We often travelled on the old yellow school bus; mostly before Mark Vann passed away. Unfortunately the director couldn’t find any […]
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 […]
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 […]
2001. “Jorma Kaukonen Trio Live” recorded 1999. Jorma Kaukonen, Michael Falzarano, Pete Sears. I loved playing with these guys. — with Jorma Kaukonen and Michael Falzarano.
2001. David Grisman. Grateful Dawg. David Grisman documentary about his series of recordings with Jerry Garcia. I only put it on here because David mentions in the film that he and Jerry, who hadn’t been speaking to each other for something like fifteen years, reconnected in the kitchen of the recording studio while I was […]
2000. October 28th. SKB. “Steve Kimock Band”. Pete Sears on keyboards. Halloween Hootenany. The Resort at the Mountain. One of several versions of the SKB band I worked with. Steve Kimock on guitar. Bobby Vega played bass. I played keyboards. Sometimes Prairie Prince played drums. Sometimes Jim Sanchez, and sometimes Alan Hertz. — with Steve […]
1999. June 4th & 5th. Phil Lesh & Friends. “And Love Will See You Through” One of the early versions of the Phil & Friends series. I played piano, accordion and Hammond B3. I was joined by my Hot Tuna band-mate Jorma Kaukonen, along with Steve Kimock, Prairie Prince, Zoe Ellis, Cailin Cornwell, and of […]
1999. Phil Lesh & Friends. Warfield Theater, June 4th & 5th 1999. Phil Lesh bass and vocals, Prairie Prince (drums), Jorma Kaukonen (guitar and vocals), me on (keys), Zoe Ellis (vocals), Cailan Cornwell (vocals). — with Steve Kimock, Prairie Prince, Phil Lesh and Jorma Kaukonen.
1994. River Phoenix Tribute song. Produced by Justin Kruetzman. We recorded a song written by Pete Townsend called “The Sea Refuses No River”. Jorma Kaukonen played lead guitar, Bob Weir Rhythm guitar, I played bass and Hammond B3, Vince Welnick played piano, John Popper harmonica, Billy Kruetzman Drums, Back-up vocals Levon Helm and Randy Ciarlante. […]
1990. Robert Hunter — “Tales Of The Great Rum Runners” CD. Original release 1974. I played keyboards. Produced by Jerry Garcia — with Robert Hunter and Jerry Garcia.
1989. Robert Hunter “Tiger Rose”. Bob re-releases his 1975 “Tiger Rose” on CD. I played Piano, Tack Piano, Clarinet, Bass, and Hammond B3. Jerry Garcia played on and produced the album. Recorded at Mickey Hart’s Ranch in Novato.
“Wild Bill”. Pete Sears played Tack Piano & Clavinet on this track. 1975. Robert Hunter “Tiger Rose”. Rykodisc Records. I played Bass, Piano, Tack Piano, Clavinet, and Organ on this wonderful Hunter album produced by Jerry Garcia, who also played on it. My Jefferson Starship band-mate David Freiberg also played on the album. […]