In his career, Cecchetti has been photographing music and entertainment performers in Europe and Japan. His portfolio contains pictures taken in more than 1000 concerts for over 600 artists. His portrait of Mick Jagger has been chosen for the exhibition "Mick Jagger. The photobook", which was presented in the French photography festival Rencontres d'Arles in summer 2010. Among other portraits: Madonna, Nick Cave, Aerosmith, U2, Depeche Mode, George Michael, Lady Gaga, Elvis Costello, Bruce Springsteen.
In 2011 Cecchetti started to work with A.S. Roma, with the aim to transfer his rock and roll style in sportsmen portraits. In 2012 his pictures are used for some album covers, Daniele Silvestri (S.C.O.T.C.H), Niccolo Fabi (Ecco), Marina Rei (La conseguenza naturale dell'errore), Alessandro Grazian (Armi), Roberto Angelini (Phineas Gage), Andy Timmons (Plays Sgt Pepper), Malika Ayane e Japandroids.
In 2013, the cover for Una Rosa Blanca (Zucchero Fornaciari) and the pictures from Simone Cristicchi (Album di Famiglia), Fiorella Mannoia (A te), Eros Ramazzotti (Noi Due), Francesco Forni and Ilaria Graziano (From Bedlam to Lenane), Vinicio Capossela e la Banda della posta, Tommy Emmanuel (Live and Solo in Pensacola). In 2014 the cover for Alessandro Mannarino (Al Monte), Tommy Emmanuel (The Guitar Mastery of Tommy Emmanuel), Deborah Iurato (Deborah Iurato), Giada Agasucci (Da Capo), Tosca (Il suono della voce), Diodato (A ritrovar bellezza), Fabrizio Bosso e Julian Oliver Mazzariello (Tandem), Fabrizio Bosso e Marco Moreggia (Magic Susi), Ilaria Graziano and Francesco Forni (Come 2 Me). In 2015 the cover of L'amore si muove ("Love Moves") is the fourth studio album by Italian operatic pop trio Il Volo.
From 2016 is a Contour photographer for Getty, the American image licensing company.
In the 2019 (Teresa De Sio) for the lp Puro desiderio , Rockstar Mai by Young Signorino and Vinicio Capossela Ballate per uomini e bestie, directed and filmed the videoclip Di città in città (e porta l’orso).
In 2022 the release of the bio-doc on Sky Arte “Chi è Simone Cecchetti?” introduced by Renato Zero, Fiorella Mannoia, Paul Gilbert, Tommy Emmanuel, Daniele Silvestri, Diodato, Niccolò Fabi, Nina Zilli, Max Gazzè and more.
In 2023 the foundation of the “Music Photography Academy”, the first academy dedicated to the music photography and “MONO”, a concept magazine.
In 2023 the cover of the album “Live a Studio 33” by Saverio Raimondo, “Bach Transcription” by (Mario Brunello), Intendomi chi può che by Francesco Corti, Paolo Conte (Alla Scala) , Valentina Lupi (Madre non madre) (Taken from Wikipedia)