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Cathy Segal-Garcia is an L.A.-based jazz singer, recording artist, educator, and composer. She has performed for over 20 years with literally hundreds of musicians, some of the more well known include Russell Ferrante, Tom Brechtlein, Marc Johnson, Gary Willis, Ted Greene, Jeff Richman, Mike Miller, Bob Sheppard, Peter Erskine, Kei Akagi, Joey Barron, Mike Lang, Diana Krall, John Robinson, David Benoit, Billy Childs, Joey Heredia, Sam Most, Carl Schroeder, Bill Berry, Don Menza, Dave Mackay, John Pisano...the list goes on. She has sung in styles that range from bebop to modern jazz. Cathy is in demand internationally for clinics, private teaching, jazz compositions, live performances and studio recording. 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.