A Message From Pete: I’m giving a bass camp in September of 2018 at my old friend and band-mate, Jorma Kaukonen’s amazing “Fur Peace Ranch Guitar Camp” in southeastern Ohio. If your interested in playing bass Guitar, already play and want to pick up some tips, or just want to be a part of the class […]
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Yeah, this was the first of four Rod Stewart albums I played on way back in 1970. I played piano on “Country Comforts”, and bass on “Cut Across Shorty”. The next album was “Every Picture Tell a Story”…I played piano on that one. I haven’t seen or spoken with Rod since I did his last […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Pete Sears on Piano at The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
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 […]
2001. “Jorma Kaukonen Trio Live” recorded 1999. Jorma Kaukonen, Michael Falzarano, Pete Sears. I loved playing with these guys. — with Jorma Kaukonen and Michael Falzarano.
2000. “Gathering On The Mountain. Jorma Kaukonen Trio. I gave up the piano chair to Tom Constanten for one tune…I switched to my trusty old accordion. I played a whole set with Levon Helms Blues Band on accordion at a later Gathering On The Mountain…he’s an amazing drummer with a special feel. He hadn’t recovered enough to […]
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.
1999. Jorma Kaukonen Trio with special guest, the great Vassar Clements on fiddle. — with Jorma Kaukonen, Michael Falzarano, Pete Sears, and Vassar Clements.
1999. Jorma Kaukonen Trio. “Live at the Higher Ground” Recorded in Winooski, Vermont. The JKT was Jorma Kaukonen, Michael Falzarano, and me. Trey Anastasio of Phish sat in on three of the tracks. — with Jorma Kaukonen and Michael Falzarano.
1999. June 4th & 5th. Phil Lesh & Friends. “And Love Will See You Through” One of the early versions of the Phil & Friends series. I played piano, accordion and Hammond B3. I was joined by my Hot Tuna band-mate Jorma Kaukonen, along with Steve Kimock, Prairie Prince, Zoe Ellis, Cailin Cornwell, and of […]
1999. Hot Tuna “And Furthurmore” Live album from the “Further Festival” tour. I play Keyboards. We had a great time on this tour.
1998. Jorma Kaukonen “Too Many Years”. I played piano and accordion with my band-mates, Jorma and Michael Falzarano. Recorded at Hillside Farms Studio at the Fur Peace Ranch, Darwin, Ohio. A studio in the woods of south eastern Ohio. Good times.
1998. Sky “Sunlight” Saxon, “Summer Of Love”. I played keyboards and bass on the title track “Summer Of Love”. I enjoyed playing and hanging out with Sky and Mike Oakland. Sky was leader and singer of the original 1960’s Psychedelic band “The Seeds”…considered by many to be the first of its kind. He recently passed away. — […]
1998. “Rusted Root” My fellow Hot Tuna bandmates joined me on this album by a very cool band that played the first “Further Festival” with us. Recorded in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.