Francesco Chebat, born in Trento (Italy) in 1978, studied classical music at the Milan Conservatory (piano and composition). During his studies, he started listening to jazz and jazz-rock music. He attended several seminars with teachers from Berklee College and also with Italian jazz musicians. He began performing in clubs in Milan and since then he has played with Dave Weckl, Tino Tracanna, Attilio Zanchi, Gianluigi Trovesi, Maurizio Giammarco, Giovanni Falzone, Riccardo Fioravanti, Maxx Furian, Emilio Soana, Paolo Tomelleri, JW Orchestra (directed by Marco Gotti), and many others.
He performed in festivals, jazz clubs and tv stations: Blue Note Milano, Osijek Jazz Festival, Iseo Jazz, Brianza Open jazz festival, Lario Festival, Valtidone festival, Match Music (Sky tv), Jazz Club Bergamo, Ivrea Jazz Club, Società del Quartetto (Bergamo), Locarno Film Festival…
He is active in various directions: as a band-leader of The Soul Mutation band, as a side-man, as a composer and as an educator. Over the years, he has also played different musical styles: he worked with bluesmen, songwriters and actors, showing his versatility both live and in the studio.