Boston-bred Cathy Segal-Garcia loved jazz since the age of 5 when she would hang around with her
dad (sax player Mike Segal) while she listened to and copied Ella Fitzgerald. Her mother and sisters
were also musical, and the family got her started on flute at the age of 10.
Cathy attended the Berklee School of Music from 1972 through 1975, where studied flute and
Arranging and Composition . After college, she moved to San Francisco for a brief period, and then to
Los Angeles in late 1975, where she still resides.
One of the things that has impressed her many colleagues, fans and critics is that she has consistently
performed and composed over the years