Stuart (Chet) has been playing the guitar professionally since the age of 15. In 1986 he and Jon Stevens formed the band Noiseworks. They released three multi-platinum albums. He was a member of the Jesus Christ Superstar band in 1993.
In 1994 Stuart joined the Farnham Band and became the first Australian artist to be endorsed by Gibson Guitar.
Stuart has worked with Tom Jones, Ray Charles, Boz Scaggs, Kylie Minogue, Joe Camilleri, Tommy Emmanuel, Tina Arena, Olivia Newton-John, Nick Barker, Diesel, Daryl Braithwaite and David Hirschfelder. He has collaborated on several projects as performer, producer, composer for albums, commercial jingles, television shows and theatre. Stuart worked with Chong Lim on many of the recordings for the Sydney Olympic Games.