Freddie is a native of Albuquerque, NM, and has more than five decades of experience in the entertainment and recording industry. Past performances include concerts with Blood, Sweat & Tears, Fats Domino, The Platters, Freddy Fender, El Chicano, Jimmy Edwards, The Commodores, Ruben Ramos, Tierra, The Fireballs, Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels.
He has performed throughout the Southwest, as well as Las Vegas, Lake Tahoe, and Reno with"Spinning Wheel". Freddie currently performs at a variety of local venues and various events in Albuquerque, both as a solo act (see solo performance on You Tube)
"The Freddie Chavez Foundation", was first introduced in 1974. Its original members were Freddie Chavez, Ray Lucero (guitar) and its founder, the late John Sargent (drums). Later came Bennie Torrez(guitar & trumpet) who would be a mainstay of the group for 19+ years. Other musicians who performed with the Foundation throughout the years are: Don Rood (keyboards), the late Robert "Boykie" Chavez (drums), Pete Gabaldon (drums), Jay Blea (drums), Sonny Johnson (drums), Ralph Gonzales (drums), Bennie Padilla(drums),
Ricky Lucero (organ), Louie (Smoothie) Soto (sax), JohnVigil (drums), & Jackie "JJ" Jaramillo (guitar), James Roddy Chavez on congas & backup vocals, Ray "Frito Bandito" Esquivel on tenor sax, flute & backup vocals, David Nunez on lead vocals, guitar, sax & keyboards, Sal Garcia on tenor & alto sax, accordion.
Freddie Chavez Sings specializes in all genres of music. Not only as a writer of original music but also performing music from some of his favorite recordings past and present. Freddie resides in Albuquerque, NM