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Just had a fantastic gig playing bass with Dr. John, Sarah Morrow, David Rokeach, Vernon Black, and my old Stoneground band-mate Annie Sampson. What an amazing piano player…and guitar player. I’ve always loved his playing, but live he’s something else. Especially when your interacting with him on stage. All proceeds for this benefit go to […]
For generations, Zydeco and Mexican music have thrived side by side in Richmond, California; home to Creoles from Louisiana and Chicanos with deep roots in California and Mexico. Now, in “Shades of Brown”, Andre Thierry and Los Cenzontles unite their ancestral voices in celebration. Joined by the music legend David Hidalgo, they create a joyful […]
Another album by Los Cenzontles. I played Hammond B3 organ on “El Mexico”. Eugene Rodriguez, Dave Hidalgo and many other fine musicians played on this album.
2013. (1966) “You’ve Got To Earn It”. Fleur De Lys. Acid Jazz Records just released this CD of a band I played piano in for a while back in 1966, England. I’m second from the left on the cover photo. Singer, guitarist Phil Sawyer standing in the back second from the right next to drummer Keith […]
2013. “David Hayes”. David Hayes. This is a compilation CD with tracks taken from David’s solo albums made over the years. David has played bass with many bands, including being Van Morrison’s main bass player for many years. He recently decided to leave Europe and spend more time at his home on the west coast of […]
May 2013. “Red River”. Los Cenzontles. Pete Sears, keyboards. From the brand new full-length vinyl album PURO JAM…with David Hidalgo, electric guitar and guiro. David Bautista, harmonica. Pete Sears, keyboards. Eugene Rodriguez, steel string guitar. Hugo Arroyo, bass. Sage Baggott, drums. Los Cenzontles proudly announces it first full-length vinyl album PURO JAM featuring instrumental jams with […]
2013. “A Rocket Down Falcon Street” by Leigh Stephens. I played some bass and keyboards on this new album by my old Silver Metre band-mate Leigh Stephens. Silver Metre was the first band I played with after coming to the USA in 1969. I had met Leigh in London about six months earlier and we […]
2012. Freddie Roulette. “Jammin With Friends”. Pete Sears played some keyboards on this wonderful album by one of the lap steel masters. Jammin with Friends album by Freddie Roulette was released Oct 06, 2012 on the […]
2012. “Regeneration” Los Cenzontles. I played some keyboards on this amazing album. After many many months of song writing, recording, mixing, mastering, and everything else that goes into producing a record, Los Cenzontles is excited to announce the release of their newest album, Regeneration. Regeneration celebrates the emerging Latino-boom youth generation by fusing Latino roots music […]
2012. April. DVD release of Jorma Kaukonen’s 70th birthday. Pete Sears played piano on the second day. December 4th. 2010. December 3th-4th. “Jorma Kaukonen’s 70th Birthday Celebration” at the Beacon Theatre, N.Y.C. Hot Tuna flew me out to New York City to join them as a guest on the second day of a two day birthday […]
2012. Another wonderful “Hippie Uprising” album. I played some keys on this one. Some old friends were also guests.
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.
2011. Nicky Hopkins “the extraordinary life of rock’s greatest session man”. A book by Julian Dawson. An excellent book about my old friend Nicky, an amazing piano player with a wonderful sense of humor. I crop up here and there in the book. — with Julian Dawson and Nicky Hopkins.
2011. “The Storm That Swept Mexico”. I wrote and recorded the original score for this documentary on the “Mexican Revolution”. Aired on 300 PBS stations nationwide, as well as film festivals and major Universities Directed by Ray Telles. and produced by Ray Telles and Ken Rabin. Paradigm Productions. I co-produced the Traditional music with Pancho […]
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”. 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. 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. Seeds — Back To The Garden CD — with Sky Saxon.
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 […]