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Cathy Segal-Garcia: Secret Life

Boston-raised, Berklee-trained, L.A.-based singer-songwriter Cathy Segal-Garcia claims she has, with this sixth CD, concocted an entirely new music category. She calls it “alternative jazz,” and describes it as a “mix of world music, jazz, pop, R&B.” I hate to be the one to break it to her, but dozens of others have been doing much the same for years now, each with a unique stylistic recipe that can aptly be dubbed “alternative.”

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