About Me

Hello and thanks for dropping by. The intent of this website is to provide some basic information. If you want lots of photos and finer grained information, head for my links and go to my facebook page. This website will be updated occasionally.

I play the drums, and other instruments from time to time on recordings.
I also help run festival stages.
I am based in Arizona, and record in my GARAGE MAHAL private studio

I have played live and / or recorded with these and other like minded folks:

Hoshiko Yamane (Tangerine Dream-Spirits Burning)
Monty Oxymoron (The Damned-Spirits Burning)
Alisa Coral (Spirits Burning-Space Mirrors)
The Muffins
Michael Manring
Jonathan Sindleman (Alan White, Keith Emerson, Magic Band)
Nick Prol & The Proletarians
Harvey Bainbridge, (HAWKWIND - Cyndee Lee Rule)
Braille Party
Insect Surfers
Spirits Burning (Don Falcone, Steve York, many others)
Robert Berry (Emerson, Berry & Palmer- 3 - Spirits Burning)
Bill Kopecky
Spencer Campbell (Mariah Carey-Willie Nelson)
Don Preston and Bunk Gardner - (Frank Zappa - Mothers of Invention)
Fred Frith, John Greaves, Peter Blegvad, (HENRY COW, others)
Steve Hillage, (Clearlight, Gong and more)
Daevid Allen, (Soft Machine,Gong,Daevid Allen Weird Quartet)
Tim Blake, (Gong-Hawkwind)
Didier Malherbe, (Gong-Clearlight)
Pepe Gonzalez (Zapata, Magick Theatre)
Thee Maximalists
Jack Dupon
Karda Estra
Kavus Torabi (Karda Estra-Gong-Knifeworld-Guapo)
Linda Cushma (Oxygene8 - Clearlight)
Alan Davey (HAWKWIND-Psychedelic Warlords-Spirits Burning-Lobotomatic)
Cyndee Lee Rule
The Red Masque
Bernie Wandel (HENRY ROLLINS-9353-Guilt Combo)
Henry Kaiser
John Ellis (Peter Gabriel, Vibrators)
David Byers (The Enzymes, Static Disruptors, Human Rights)
Bill Laswell (has done too many to mention)
Dave Kerman (Present-Red Masque - Thinking Plague-5UUs)
Paul Whitehead (Borg Symphony) Also he painted early Genesis,and Van Der Graaf Generator covers
Yanni Papadopoulos (Stinking Lizaveta - Thee Maximalists)
Yochk'o Seffer, (Magma-ZAO-Neffesh Music)
Francois Lazeau (Magma-Neffesh Music)
Steve Stills
TS Henry Webb (The Flock)
Jerry Goodman (The Flock-Mahavishnu Orchestra)
Cyrille Verdeaux's Clearlight
Marshall Allen and Knoel Scott, (Sun Ra Arkestra)
Elliott Levin (Cecil Taylor, New Ghost, Thee Maximalists)
Mike Keneally (Frank Zappa, Mike Keneally Band-Joe Satriani)
Bryan Beller (Aristocrats -Dweezil Zappa-Mike Keneally-Steve Vai-Joe Satriani)
Andy West (DIXIE DREGS- T. Lavitz-)
Doug Walker (Alien Planetscapes)
Jimmy Cavanaugh (Danny Gatton-Dream Kitchen, Sleepy La Beef)
Al Bouchard (Blue Oyster Cult, Blue Coupe -Spirits Burning)
Michael Moorcock (Sci-Fi writer - plays on An Alien Heat-Spirits Burning)
Judy Dyble (Giles Giles & Fripp - Fairport Convention)
Mike Howlett (Gong, Spirits Burning, Strontium 90, many others)
Cloud Over Jupiter
Billy Lowry
Neil Campbell

A frustrated plea out into cyberspace:
WHERE, oh where is Jim Livingston from Rockville, MD? Jim, you video taped on beta format at least 2 early shows by The Muffins in the 1970s and we would love to have copies..? Been trying to find you for years. Please drop me a line to paul@paulsears.net

Dramatis personae:
Website construction: Lynnette Shelley; Text: Paul Sears
Greet page photo "Cacophony" courtesy of Sanford Robert Scheller
© Lynnette Shelley / Paul Sears; "Cacophony" © Sanford Robert Scheller
Photo of Paul Sears © Laurence Lynn