2015. “Shades of Brown” Los Cenzontles & Andre Thierry, featuring David Hidalgo. Pete Sears on Hammond B3 and Electric Piano.

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 […]

2007.“Haight Ashbury Free Clinic” Benefit album.

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

1999. Rich Kirch “Augusta Boulevard Blues”

  1999. Rich Kirch “Augus­ta Boule­vard Blues”. A solo record by my close friend Rich, fea­tur­ing John Lee Hook­er, Big Wal­ter Hor­ton, Sam Lay, Char­lie Mus­sel­white, Fred­dy Roulette, and many more. A solo record by my close friend Rich, fea­tur­ing John Lee Hook­er, Big Wal­ter Hor­ton, Sam Lay, Char­lie Mus­sel­white, Fred­dy Roulette, and many more. I […]

1998, Jan 14th. John Lee Hooker & Pete Sears recording the song they wrote together “Elizabeth”. For the album, “The Long Haul”.

1998, Jan 14th. John Lee Hook­er & Pete Sears record­ing the song they wrote togeth­er “Eliz­a­beth”. For the album, “The Long Haul”. They record­ed it togeth­er with no over­dubs at Bayview Studio’s in Rich­mond, Cal­i­for­nia for Pete’s solo album, “The Long Haul”. Also on the ses­sion, engi­neered and co-pro­­duced by Paul Stub­blebine were: Bryant Mills […]