2015. June 6th. Dr. John with musical director Sarah Morrow (Trombone), Pete Sears (Bass), Vernon Black (Guitar), David Rokeach (Drums), and Annie Sampson (Back-up vocals). Private high ticket price Benefit for Wavy Gravy’s Camp Winnarainbow.

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.

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 […]

2012. “Regeneration” Los Cenzontles. Pete Sears, guest keyboards.

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 […]

2012. April. DVD release of Jorma Kaukonen’s 70th birthday. Pete Sears played piano on the second day. December 4th.

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 […]

2010. December 3th-4th. “Jorma Kaukonen’s 70th Birthday Celebration” Beacon Theatre, NYC.

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 […]

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 […]

2000. “Gathering On The Mountain” Jorma Kaukonen Trio.

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 […]

2000. “Gathering On The Mountain”. Jorma Kaukonen Trio, Jorma Kaukonen (lead guitar), Michael Falzarano (rhythm guitar), Pete Sears (keyboards & keyboard bass).

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. “Live at the Higher Ground”

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.

1998. Jorma Kaukonen “Too Many Years”.

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”. Seeds.

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 […]

1998. “Rusted Root”

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.