Chris has performed live with Bonnie Raitt, Michael McDonald and Pat Simmons of the Doobie Brothers, Willy Nelson and David "Fathead" Newman. He has done large ensemble work with Ellis Marsalis, the Austin Symphony and the Lardeo Symphony, as well as tours with Eric Johnson, Abra Moore, Kelly Willis and Monte Montgomery. He is a sought after session player in Austin. He played on the soundtracks of Spy Kids 2 and Once Upon a Time in Mexico and on music which appeared in Michael, Happy Texas and Sliding Doors.
In 2001 his first original composition, "Rain", was nominated for a Grammy (best performance of a pop instrumental). In 2002 he released Tomorrow, ten original tunes, recorded direct to disc with no edits. Later compositions include classical music and range from tango, string quartet and piano to jazz.