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 […]
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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 […]
Another album by Los Cenzontles. I played Hammond B3 organ on “El Mexico”. Eugene Rodriguez, Dave Hidalgo and many other fine musicians played on this album.
2013. (1966) “You’ve Got To Earn It”. Fleur De Lys. Acid Jazz Records just released this CD of a band I played piano in for a while back in 1966, England. I’m second from the left on the cover photo. Singer, guitarist Phil Sawyer standing in the back second from the right next to drummer Keith […]
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 […]
2011. “The Storm That Swept Mexico”. I wrote and recorded the original score for this documentary on the “Mexican Revolution”. Aired on 300 PBS stations nationwide, as well as film festivals and major Universities Directed by Ray Telles. and produced by Ray Telles and Ken Rabin. Paradigm Productions. I co-produced the Traditional music with Pancho […]
2009. Harvey Mandel and the Snake Crew LIVE. Recorded at Biscuits & Blues, San Francisco, California. Harvey has been one of my favorite guitar players since I first heard his “Cristo Redentor” album in 1969. Harvey Mandel guitar. I played piano. Mick Martin Vocals & Harp. Billy Johnson Drums. Steve Evans Bass. Jose Najara Congas, Percussion. Michael Borbridge Percussion. Joli […]
2009. “American Horizons” Los Cenzontles, David Hidalgo, Taj Mahal, Pete Sears. I joined Eugene, Dave and Taj on one track playing piano as a guest. — with Los Cenzontles, Los Cenzontles, Eugene Rodriguez, Los Lobos and Taj Mahal.
2009. Rod Stewart Sessions 1971–1998 CD — with Ian McLagan, Pete Sears, Micky Waller, Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood, Ronnie Lane, Martin Quittenton and Kenney Jones.
2007. Floyd “Red Crow” Westerman. Photo of Pete Sears and Floyd taken backstage at the “Mint” in Los Angeles before a show they played together. Floyd went into hospital the next day. I lost a good friend. Floyd passed away at 5:00am, Dec 13, 2007 in Los Angeles, California, he was 71 years old. Floyd “Red […]
2007. “Learning Piano with Pete Sears”. I forgot to put this in the mix. It’s the learning piano 3 hr DVD that I showed earlier…but I’ve added a book to go along with the DVD. I’ll just show the one review the book got on Amazon. The DVD alone (without book) got almost all 4 or […]
2005. Eric McFadden & Wally Ingram. “Alektorophobia”. I played Hammond B3 organ, Accordion, and Piano on this album. Eric’s a wonderful guitarist, singer and songwriter…he and Wally work well together. They asked me if I’d like to sit in at a show at the Casper Inn…but I already had a gig that day. Eric and I […]
2005. Rod Stewart — Chronicles CD — with Rod Stewart, Ian McLagan, Pete Sears, Martin Quittenton, Ronnie Wood, Kenney Jones and Micky Waller.
2005. “Learning Piano” with Pete Sears. DVD. I release a three hour piano instruction DVD for the “Icons of Rock” series. We shot it at “Hyde Street Studios” on their white Yamaha 6ft grand piano. It was the same studio that I recorded “Red Octopus” with Jefferson Starship in 1975 when it was “Wally Heider […]
2003. Davey Pattison “Pictures”. A wonderful album by my old Dawn Patrol band-mate Davey. I played a bit of piano and accordion on these sessions. Davey sang on my “Pete Sears The Long Haul” album. He is from Glasgow, Scotland, and was asked to join “Humble Pie” but turned it down. He was in Ronnie Montrose’s […]
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, […]
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. 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. Pete Sears “The Long Haul” is released in Germany and other European countries by “Altrichter-Music” at Oher Weg 9, 29355 Beedenbostel. I thank Hans-Werner Altrichter for releasing my CD in Europe. www.altrichter-music.de