2003. Harvey Mandel. “Nightfire”.

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, […]

2002. A Little Warmth / Steve Gillette.

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”

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.

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.

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 […]

2002. “Reason To Believe”. The Complete Mercury Studio Recordings.

Pete Sears played piano on most tracks and some bass on all the albums except Rod’s first album…The Rod Stew­art Album. Ian McLa­gen played the Ham­mond B3 except for one track per Rod Stew­art solo album when Rod would bring in the “Faces” as a band…Mac (Ian) would play piano as well as B3 on those […]

2002. “Wake”.

2002. “Wake”. I pro­duced this album for this very cool band. I also played bass. Band formed by the Collin’s brothers.

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 Hook­er had trouble […]

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 Hook­er had trouble […]

2001. Pete Sears & the Dawn Patrol” logo.

2001. Pete Sears & the Dawn Patrol” logo. I designed it and came up with the name “Dawn Patrol” because of my love of old open cock-pit bi-planes (not war). The “Dawn Patrol” was made up of planes like the famous Sop­with Camel dur­ing WW1 in Europe, where they would fly across ene­my lines at dawn. […]