2005. July 29th. Tribute to Chet Helms. Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, California. I spoke with Chet while he was very ill in his hospital bed not long before he passed away. Although he was very concerned about his health, as he had been for quite some time, he was at that point optimistic […]
Tag Archive: Jefferson Starship
2005. Rod Stewart — Chronicles CD — with Rod Stewart, Ian McLagan, Pete Sears, Martin Quittenton, Ronnie Wood, Kenney Jones and Micky Waller.
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 […]
Pete Sears on Piano at The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
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”. 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” 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”. 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”. 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. 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. 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. Steve Kimock & Pete Sears. “High Sierra Festival”. July 4th. Steve & I did a duo show together in a large hall on one of the festival nights. Steve on guitar and me on piano. The place was packed and we just sort of winged it. Lots of fun. — with Steve Kimock. Tags: High […]
2003. Eric McFadden Trio “Diamond’s To Coal”. I played accordion on a couple of tracks as a guest. — with Eric McFadden.
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, […]
2003. “Got a Revolition” by Jeff Tamarkin. It talks about Jefferson Airplane…Jefferson Starship…and Starship. — with Jefferson Starship, Jeff Tamarkin and Hot Tuna.
2002. STEVE KIMOCK and PETE SEARS. November 24, 2002 Boulevard Cafe — Chicago, IL Review in: “THE DAILY CONTRARIAN” Where Music is the Best! I just found a foobar plugin that allows me to convert SHNs to MP3s. This will open up more possibilities in terms of shows I can share, as many of my older shows are in SHN. […]
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” 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. 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. 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 […]