Born in the City of Angeles in Echo Park, Calif.. Raised in Van Nuys Calif. , he began playing Piano at 5 and really wanted to play like Boogie Woogie/RocknRoll Piano but didn't know what it was called so he learned Motzart and classic piano. He saw the Beatles on Ed Sullivan immediately took up the Guitar and let his hair grow as best you could in those days. The 60's were guitaristic, but he loved Motown, and all the Soul/R&B, Blues and Rock & Roll music on AM radio, Wolf-man Jack on the mighty XERB . In High School he started guitar lessons with Robin Hough and attended Howard Roberts Seminars. He left College to attend the Dick Grove Music Workshops and pioneer The Guitar Institute of Technology.
Recording and Working with Artist and musicians from Sir Douglas Quintet, Steely Dan, Steve Miller, Johnny Mathis, Kenny Loggins, Aaron Neville, Sly Slick & Wicked, Brenton Wood, Ronnie Barron etc.. He has gained on the job professional experience.
Today he is a Guitarist, Songwriter & Band Leader that has developed his own sound.
Keefe Novoa & The Money Makers is a Guitar oriented Jazzy Blues Rock meets Brown Eyed Soul actively perform throughout Southern California.
He is a Lindermark Music Collection & Crucial Music artist for the purpose of exploiting his music for films,TV, etc...
Keefe is working in his studio on the next CD "Yeah Man" a Jazz, Blues and More collection. Also at this time writing , recording and producing Ron Crowder "RC"'s CD The Real RC "Today Is The Day" the long awaited follow up to the SSW hit song "Tonight's the Nite" which he and RC co-wrote many moons ago.
He currently has 4 CDs released and available “Paradise” , “Obsessions” , "Cirque Du Blues" and "Universal Minds"".
Universal Minds with "DJ" Dave Eugene Jenkins Co-Producing & Mixing. With his friends Laurie Forsey, Ron Crowder "RC", Dave Jenkins, Dicken Berglund and more featured.
Keefe's CD " Cirque Du Blues" features Ron Crowder and Alex Nester on Vocals
Keefe Novoa Guitars & Bass Vocals, Bass- Bruce Anderson, Drums & Percussion Chris Ross, Keyboards- Billy Steinway, Tony Campodonico, Dicken Berglund, Sax - Lawrence Tamez, Trumpet- George Pandis.