In the early nineties Chris left Law Enforcement and moved his family to Nashville Tennessee, where he was a staff song writer for Kicking Bird Music and his career was personally managed by David Corlew and Thomas O’grady who also managed Charlie Daniels and John Berry. During his time as a staff writer, he worked as a studio Demo Singer for song writers and Artists; often singing many now famous country songs that were eventually recorded by other artists, including Garth Brooks, Clay Walker, and George Strait.
Chris was signed by the president of Giant/Warner Bros James Stroud in 1993 and released his debut album “One Step Beyond” in 1996, where in 1996 Chris’ single “Fall Reaching” made the top 60’s in Billboard Magazine. His song “See Ya” was recorded by Confederate Railroad and made their greatest hits album in 1997.
Chris has toured with and shared the stage with many country artists over the years such as The Charlie Daniels Band, Daryle Singletary, Clay Walker, Mark Chestnut, Tracy Lawrence, Billy Ray Cirrus, Mindy McCready and many others. Chris continues to perform his music throughout the United States and regionally.