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. April 21. Bimbo’s 365 Club, San Francisco, CA 94901. Pete Sears and the Dawn Patrol Bob Weir The Flying Other Other Brothers.

2002. April 21. Bim­bo’s 365 Club, San Fran­cis­co, CA 94901. Pete Sears and the Dawn Patrol Bob Weir The Fly­ing Oth­er Oth­er Broth­ers. Ben­e­fit for Camp Win­narain­bow and The Gesund­heit Insti­tute. As well as my own band The Dawn Patrol, I played with Bob Weir and The Fly­ing Oth­er Broth­ers. I always enjoy play­ing with Bob…I remember […]

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. […]

2001. “Pete Sears & the Dawn Patrol” back up our close friend “Francis Clay” who was drummer with “The Muddy Waters Band” and many other blues greats.

2001. “Pete Sears & the Dawn Patrol” back up our close friend “Fran­cis Clay” who was drum­mer with “The Mud­dy Waters Band” and many oth­er blues greats. Fran­cis had become a poet of some renown, and had recit­ed a p he wrote called “Mis­sis­sip­pi” on my “The Long Haul” album. I had asked him to […]

2001. “Pete Sears & the Dawn Patrol”

2001. “Pete Sears & the Dawn Patrol” I formed a band to pro­mote my “Long Haul” album. The great Dav­ey Pat­ti­son (Robin Trow­er Band) on rhythm gui­tar & lead vocals, Rich Kirch (John Lee Hook­er) on lead gui­tar, Ernest Carter (Bruce Spring­steen) on drums. Bass, David Hayes (Van Mor­ri­son) or Bob­by Vega (Sly & the […]

2001. David Grisman. Grateful Dawg.

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 recording […]

2000. October 28th. SKB. “Steve Kimock Band”. Pete Sears on keyboards.

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 […]

2000. Pete Sears “The Long Haul”.

2000. Pete Sears “The Long Haul”. My sec­ond solo project. As before I brought down many musi­cal friends to the stu­dio, includ­ing John Lee Hook­er, Wavy Gravy”, Maria Mul­daur”, “Davy Pat­ti­son”, “Shana Mor­ri­son”, “Steve Kimock”, “Lev­on Helm”, “Jor­ma Kauko­nen”, “Nick Graven­ites”, “Mark Naf­tal­in”, “David Gris­man”, “Michael Falzara­no”, “Char­lie Mus­sel­white”, “Mal Sharpe”, “Clint Bak­er”, “Alvin Young­blood Hart”, […]

2000. “Gathering On The Mountain”. Jorma Kaukonen Trio, Jorma Kaukonen (lead guitar), Michael Falzarano (rhythm guitar), Pete Sears (keyboards & keyboard bass).

2000. “Gath­er­ing On The Moun­tain”. Jor­ma Kauko­nen Trio, Jor­ma Kauko­nen (lead gui­tar), Michael Falzara­no (rhythm gui­tar), Pete Sears (key­boards & key­board bass).   I played with the “Jor­ma Kauko­nen Trio”. Upstate New York. — with Jor­ma Kauko­nen, Melvin Seals, Michael Falzara­no and Merl Saunders.