2009. David Nelson Band. Live. “Summer Solstice Tour” June 27. Crystal Bay Casino, Nevada. We all get together a couple of times a year for a short run…one in Northern California, and one in Hawaii in January. I play bass. — with David Nelson Band and Barry Sless. Tag PhotoAdd LocationEdit
Tag Archive: Hot Tuna
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. 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 […]
2008. DVD. December 14th. Wavy Gravy’s Christmas Stories, with Pete Sears on piano improvisation. Performed and recorded to a packed house at the Cafe De La Paz in Berkeley, California. — with Wavy Gravy and Wavy Gravy (Official Fan Page).
2008. Michael Falzarano — “We Are All One”. CD Album by my old Hot Tuna band-mate Michael. This is a very cool album. I played some keys. Michael is now a member of “The New Riders Of The Purple Sage”.
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. […]
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. I lost a good friend. Floyd passed away at 5:00am, Dec 13, 2007 in Los Angeles, California, he was 71 years old. Floyd […]
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. — […]
2007. David Nelson & Friends. “Aloha Nugs”. Live album recorded in Hawaii. I played bass. David Nelson tours with “The New Riders Of The Purple Sage”. — with David Nelson Band, David Nelson, John Molo and Barry Sless.
2007. “Learning Piano with Pete Sears”. I forgot to put this in the mix. It’s the learning piano 3 hr DVD that I showed earlier…but I’ve added a book to go along with the DVD. I’ll just show the one review the book got on Amazon. The DVD alone (without book) got almost all 4 […]
2007.“Haight Ashbury Free Clinic” Benefit album. They used two tracks I played on…one with “Moonalice” called “Blink of an Eye”, and one from my solo album “The Long Haul” of a song I wrote and recorded with John Lee Hooker called “Elizabeth”. — with John Lee Hooker and Moonalice. Tag PhotoAdd LocationEdit
2007. DVD. “Free From Pain” benefit for Tiffany Travalent held at 12 Galaxies in San Francisco. Pete Sears played accordion and piano with Eric McFadden and Zigaboo Modeliste. — with Eric McFadden and Zigaboo Modeliste.
2006. Hardly Strictly Bluegrass compilation CD’s. Flying Other Brothers participated.
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 […]
2006. Joseph Langham “The Anthology”. I played keyboards on and co-produced this album with Joseph, a wonderful singer, songwriter. Joseph and his wife Ethno-botanist Phyllis Hogan are very close friends with Jeannette and my family. He was born in Nashville…but has lived in Flagstaff, Arizona for years where he built his own environmentally sustainable house […]
2006. Paul Kantner’s 65th Birthday Roast & Concert. DVD. I popped down to the “Sweetwater” and sat in on a few tunes. — with Jefferson Starship, Paul Kantner and David Freiberg.
2006. Feb. “Sacred Run” Benefit. I played Accordion on this live album. Sacred Run History | Tracks | Purchase Recorded live in February 2006, featuring: DENNIS BANKS, FLOYD RED CROW WESTERMAN, PETER COYOTE, PETE SEARS, ROBBY ROMERO, DAVID AMRAM, MARTHA REDBNE, CHARLIE HILL, WAVY GRAVY AND MORE. The 2006 Sacred Run kick-off concert was recorded […]
2005. Eric McFadden & Wally Ingram. “Alektorophobia”. I played Hammond B3 organ, Accordion, and Piano on this album. Eric’s a wonderful guitarist, singer and songwriter…he and Wally work well together. They asked me if I’d like to sit in at a show at the Casper Inn…but I already had a gig that day. Eric and […]
2005. DVD of the Chetfest Show at the GAMH…unfortunately no longer available. Chet had a lot left to give the world; but the waves of spirit, generosity and quite strength that people like Chet send out, will continue for eternity. Its people like Chet who give us hope that the human species won’t self destruct […]