As a Songwriter, Chris has studied directly with such hit writers as Jason Blume, Ralph Murphy, Steve Seskin, Brian White and more. His song-writing style covers Country, Rock, and Pop while his instrumental composition skills cover a wide range of World Beat/Ethnic styles such as Flamenco, Latin, Middle-Eastern, Gypsy, Celtic, and Asian modalities. He has had numerous songs in film & T.V. (America's Got Talent, Let's Make A Deal, Beach Patrol, Nitro Circus, MTV, Clean House, and others). He also has 2 solo CDs out of Flamenco-based World Fusion, "El Samuraichi" & "Higher Glyphics" as well as a live CD that has that range from Eiffel 65 to Metallica. He has performed with Bootsy Collins, hit song-writer, Anthony Smith, and jammed with Lita Ford. He is versed in both electric and acoustic. He has performed for The Federal Bar Association, The EPA, and twice at an International guitar festival in Zihuatanejo, Mexico where he was among 22 artists chosen out of over 250.