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 […]
Tag Archive: Michael Falzarano
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 […]
2008. Michael Falzarano — “We Are All One”. CD Album by my old Hot Tuna band-mate Michael. This is a very cool album. I played some keys. Michael is now a member of “The New Riders Of The Purple Sage”.
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. 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. “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.
1997. Hot Tuna “Live in Japan” Relix Records. We had a fun trip to Japan for this tour that included cities like, Tokyo, Yokohama, and Osaka. We recorded this at a small club called Stove’s in Yokohama that was so packed with people we couldn’t get in the door, so we had to climb through a […]
Pete Sears, Michael Falzarano & Greg Allman. — with Michael Falzarano and Gregg Allman.
1996. Michael Falzarano. “The Memphis Pilgrims”. I played keyboards.
1996. “FURTHUR” tour compilation CD. I played keyboards with Hot Tuna on the track “Keep On Truckin”. I became good friends with the amazing “Johnnie Johnson”. Johnnie helped bridge the gap between Blues and Rock piano with his work on the early Chuck Berry recordings. He was playing with Bob Weir and “Ratdog”. — with […]
Pete Sears & Michael Falzarano…Somewhere in Italy…sometime in the 1990’s. “Hot Tuna” or “Jorma Kaukonen Trio”. We’d all just had wild boar pasta of which the owner of the restaurant was extremely proud; and for good reason, it was spectacular. As you can see, he was also very proud of his extensive collection of alcoholic beverages. […]
1996. Electric Hot Tuna “Live At The Fillmore” We had a lot of fun recording this video at the Fillmore West in 1994. Jorma Kaukonen, Jack Casady, Michael Falzarano, me, & Harvey Sorgen. Our road manager was dear old Harvey “Bird” Coleman who passed away sometime ago. Between Hot Tuna and Jorma Kaukonen Trio tours, I was […]
1995. “Jorma Kaukonen Trio” live at Piazza Del Duoma, Pistola, Italy. TV Broadcast July 8th. Jorma Kaukonen vocals and lead guitar, Michael Falzarano vocals and rhythm guitar, I played keyboards and keyboard bass. I have loads of CD’s of live shows with various bands…too many to put up here, but this band was very special to me, as […]
1994. Hot Tuna “Acoustic Blues” Live at the Sweetwater. The American Artist Series. Another release of the 1992 show. Piano. — with Hot Tuna.