2005. “Learning Piano” with Pete Sears. DVD.

2005. “Learn­ing Piano” with Pete Sears. DVD. I release a three hour piano instruc­tion DVD for the “Icons of Rock” series. We shot it at “Hyde Street Stu­dios” on their white Yama­ha 6ft grand piano. It was the same stu­dio that I record­ed “Red Octo­pus” with Jef­fer­son Star­ship in 1975 when it was “Wal­ly Heider […]

2004. Spencer Dryden Benefit at Slims: San Francisco: 5/22/04 Benefit organizer Pete Sears goes over the evenings schedule with master of ceremonies Wavy Gravy.

2004. Spencer Dry­den Ben­e­fit at Slims: San Fran­cis­co: 5/22/04 Ben­e­fit orga­niz­er Pete Sears goes over the evenings sched­ule with mas­ter of cer­e­monies Wavy Gravy. I put this ben­e­fit togeth­er to help Spencer who was hav­ing med­ical prob­lems as well as hav­ing had his house burned down. A spe­cial thanks to Dawn Hol­l­i­day and the staff at […]

2004. Hot Tuna “Live at Sweetwater Two”.

2004. Hot Tuna “Live at Sweet­wa­ter Two”. More music from our 1992 live per­for­mance at the famous “Sweet­wa­ter Club” in Mill Val­ley, Cal­i­for­nia. My first gig with the band as a guest on keyboards…I end­ed up stay­ing ten won­der­ful years. All my love to Jean­nie Pat­ter­son who made the club one of the classi­est and most sought […]

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. A Little Warmth / Steve Gillette.

2002. A Lit­tle Warmth / Steve Gillette. I played some piano on this many moons ago. Here’s a descrip­tion of the CD re-release from Steve’s own web­site. Pro­duced by Gra­ham Nash in 1976 this album is won­der­ful­ly remas­tered and now avail­able as a CD. The new ver­sion con­tains two songs not includ­ed on the original […]

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. 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 […]