2005. Great American Music Hall Marquee sign. 2005 fundraiser and tribute for Chet Helms…hosted by Pete Sears, Roger and Ann McNamee, and Dawn Holliday. Here’s a piece written about Chet in the Haight Street Music News by my friend Don Aters…Don was close to Chet. Don Aters – Haight Street Music News 2005. A Farewell For […]
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2005. Rod Stewart — Chronicles CD — with Rod Stewart, Ian McLagan, Pete Sears, Martin Quittenton, Ronnie Wood, Kenney Jones and Micky Waller.
2004. Parkinsongs Volume One. “38 Songs of Hope”. A song I co-wrote with Robert Hunter called “Darien” was included on this beautiful album to help raise money and awareness for Parkinson’s Disease Research. It was taken from my “Pete Sears & The Long Haul” album. There are songs on the album from Crosby Stills & Nash, […]
2003. Steve Kimock & Pete Sears. Live at the Jenner Playhouse, Jenner, California. July 23. We played a duo show at the Jenner Playhouse, in Jenner, California. Jenner is a beautiful village on the rocky Pacific coastline of Highway 1. I played a grand piano, and Steve played an eclectic mix of acoustic and electric instruments from […]
2003. “Got a Revolition” by Jeff Tamarkin. It talks about Jefferson Airplane…Jefferson Starship…and Starship. — with Jefferson Starship, Jeff Tamarkin and Hot Tuna.
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.
1996. Michael Falzarano. “The Memphis Pilgrims”. I played keyboards.
1996. Blue GOLD. Compilation of several artists, including Taj mahal, Maria Muldaur, Norton Buffalo, Lady Bianca, Bobby Reed, Mark Naftalin, Dr.John, J.J. Cale. Pete Sears played piano on “Smoky Places” sung by Taj Mahal. — with Mark Naftalin, Norton Buffalo, Taj Mahal, Lady Bianca and Maria Muldaur.
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. Compilation CD of songs, music and outtakes of “Mark Unobsky”…also known as “Trader Mark”. Mark & I were very close friends up until Mark’s death in 1996. We laughed a lot together and loved to jam the blues. Mark was a fine blues guitarist who grew up in East Memphis, down the street from […]
Peter Rowan & Pete Sears. E Town Radio, Boulder Theatre, Boulder, Colorado. 1996. Peter Rowan & I do a Colorado tour together as a duo. We mostly played the Rocky Mountains including the old mining town of “Cripple Creek”, where we performed in spite of both having the flu and a high temperature. This CD […]
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 […]
Pete Sears is a member of the David Nelson Band.
1995. The Fankhauser Cassidy Band. “On The Blue Road” I played piano & Hammond B3 on “Nicky’s Song”, a tribute to Nicky written by Merrell Fankhauser. Merrell wrote the surfing hit “Wipe Out” amongst many others. Ed Cassidy was from the band “Spirit”. Recorded at Ocean Sound, Arroyo Grande, California. […]
1993. Rod Stewart — Vintage CD. Another collection of early Rod Stewart songs. I played on several tracks…mostly piano, but a little bass also. — with Martin Quittenton, Micky Waller, Ian McLagan, Rod Stewart, Kenney Jones and Ronnie Wood. 1993. Rod Stewart — Vintage CD.
1990. Robert Hunter — “Tales Of The Great Rum Runners” CD. Original release 1974. I played keyboards. Produced by Jerry Garcia — with Robert Hunter and Jerry Garcia.
“Awakening”. Music by Pete Sears. Lyrics by Jeannette Sears. “Fading Lady Light”. Music by Pete Sears. Lyrics by Jeannette Sears. 1979. “Freedom at Point Zero”. Jefferson Starship’s first album with Mickey Thomas as lead vocalist & Ron Nevison as Producer. R.C.A. Grace Slick sat this album out due to her work in rehab. Aynsley Dunbar replaced John […]
1979. Pete Sears with Jefferson Starship GGP 1979. Photo by Ed Perlstein