Chet has been writing for over 34 years. Recently, he has completed a book of poetry entitled, Talking and Gibbering. He also co-wrote a book entitled The Bath Builders Book, a 'how-to-do' book about construction techniques used in building saunas, hot tubs, and steam baths.
Chet is also an active professional songwriter and multi-talented musician. He has written about 500 songs, 150 of which have been published. He has produced two record albums released in the early 'seventies by Kama Sutra Records and he has worked as a professional entertainer for 8 years. He toured with Jethro Tull, The Jefferson Airplane, Poco, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Steve Martin, Dan Hicks And The Hot Licks, George Carlin, Brewer & Shipley, and many others, as an opening act. Presently, he is preparing to debut a CD of new original songs, which will be available soon on Media Records.
In addition, Chet is an actor who has appeared on stage, screen, and television. He has appeared on TV in Home Improvement, Early Edition, Unsolved Mysteries, and Comedy Central. On the big screen, he has appeared in Baretta, Good Burger, and the soon-to-be-released Mel Gibson movie, Payback.
For the past several years, Chet has also worked as a Producer/Agent for commercial production companies. As a Producer, Chet has won two Clios.
The Last Riders On Route 66 is Chet's first novel. He has also written scripts for television and film. He hopes to bring The Last Riders On Route 66 to the big screen.