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 […]

2013. (1966) “You’ve Got To Earn It”. Fleur De Lys.

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 […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]

2005. Eric McFadden & Wally Ingram. “Alektorophobia”.

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 […]

2005. “Learning Piano” with Pete Sears. DVD.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

2001. “Pete Sears & the Dawn Patrol” back up our close friend “Francis Clay” who was drummer with “The Muddy Waters Band” and many other blues greats.

2001. “Pete Sears & the Dawn Patrol” back up our close friend “Fran­cis Clay” who was drum­mer with “The Mud­dy Waters Band” and many oth­er blues greats. Fran­cis had become a poet of some renown, and had recit­ed a p he wrote called “Mis­sis­sip­pi” on my “The Long Haul” album. I had asked him to […]

1999. “The Best of Rod Stewart” The Millennium Collection.

1999. “The Best of Rod Stew­art” The Mil­len­ni­um Col­lec­tion. I’m play­ing piano on “Coun­try Com­forts”, “Every Pic­ture Tells A Sto­ry”, “Rea­son To Believe”, and Celeste on “Mag­gie May”. — with Rod Stew­art. Tag Pho­toAdd Loca­tionEd­it          

1998. Rod Stewart. “Smiler” Released on C.D.

1998. Rod Stew­art. “Smil­er” Released on C.D. This was the fourth Rod Stew­art album I played on, and the final album for Mer­cury Records, released on vinyl in 1974. Now on CD. My favorite track is “Sweet Lit­tle Rock n Roller” with Mick­y’s Box­er dog “Zak” bark­ing over the intro…one of those beau­ti­ful­ly spon­ta­neous moments […]

1998. “The Best Of Rod Stewart”

1998. “The Best Of Rod Stew­art” I played bass on “Cut Across Shorty”, Celeste on “Mag­gie May”, and Piano on “Every Pic­ture Tells A Sto­ry”, “What Made Mil­wau­kee Famous (made a fool out of me)”. I’m not going to list any­more Rod Stew­art com­pi­la­tion CD releases…there are too many. — with Rod Stew­art.