Fred has written numerous contemporary pieces for the international CD library company Network Productions and as a studio musician for 30 years his playing is featured on over 200 CD's, numerous movie soundtracks, and TV commercials
In 1986, he was one of twelve guitarists chosen to perform in the masterclass of maestro Andrés Segovia at USC where Guitarra Magazine wrote, "Fred Benedetti amazed the audience with his performance of the (Bach) Chaconne.”
Equally at home playing classical music or contemporary music, he records on the SBE label and Domo Records with noted ensembles: Camarada (chamber ensemble), the Benedetti/Svoboda Guitar Duo, The Benedetti Trio, The Odeum Guitar duo, Blurring the Edges, Hot P'stromi (Klezmer), and Keltik Kharma (a celtic band).
Fred has performed in the United States, England, Germany, the Czech Republic, Canada, Taiwan and Mexico. He has shared the stage with Dave Brubeck and Luciano Pavarotti, and performed for dignataries such as the King and Queen of Malaysia, Mikhail Gorbachev, and Ravi Shankar.