Steve Chavez was born November 14th, grew up in Alcalde, and now lives in Espanola New Mexico (Arroyo Seco). He began playing music as a child alongside his Father and brothers. Through middle school and high school Steve was constantly developing his vocal capabilities. He was selected as one of two vocalists to participate in the1980 Allstate vocalist concert at Popejoy Hall, UNM.
He continues to this day writing, performing and recording music. Steve has received 26 New Mexico Hispano music awards in the last 14 years including four Male Vocalist of the Year, and 4 engineer/producer of the year awards. Currently Steve engineers and produces his own projects as well as numerous other projects for various different bands and musical artists; some under his own label “Randall Records.” He continues to operate Chavez Recording Studio full time, as well as “Randall Records & Music” a record shop/music store recently opened in Espanola.