Chet was a virtuoso on the cello. Here he is practicing at age 12.
Chet with his first guitar that he bartered for in an open Bazaar in Tijuana, Mexico. He paid $8.36.
Chet's first music teacher, Sister Bernadelle, who taught him to play piano, cello & sing.!
Chet performing at a high school "sock hop" as a freshman at New Trier HS.
A poster and article from the Chicago Reader created by Steven Krakow.
Chet with his band, "The Chosen Few". "Live" at The Rolling Stone.
Wayne Welch, drummer & vocalist with "The Chosen Few".
Jeff Weinstein, guitar and vocalist with "The Chosen Few".
Chet with his band, "The Chosen Few". Practicing in the Peck's basement.
Tom Peck, bassist and vocalist with "The Chosen Few".
Chet's beloved Gretsch Tennessean. We're sure he wishes he still had this guitar!
Early promo shot by Randy Cunningham in Lawrence, KS.
Early "solo" promo picture shot in Kansas City, MO
"Solo" promo picture shot in Central Park in New York City, NY
Early "solo" promo picture shot in Kansas City, MO.
Chet performing a concert in Vega, TX at the Route 66 Yearly Convention.