Carol Chaikin

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Carol Chaikin
BornLos Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation(s)Musician, composer
InstrumentsAlto saxophone, flute
Years active1990s–2000s
LabelsGold Castle
Associated actsAstrud Gilberto, Diva, Mark Lambert, Maiden Voyage, York Quartet[1]

Carol Chaikin is an American jazz instrumentalist and composer. She attended Berklee College of Music.[2] Her eponymous first album was released in 1990 by Gold Castle Records.

Early life and education[edit]

Chaikin was born in Los Angeles. She attended Berklee College of Music, studying flute and alto saxophone under Joe Viola, graduating in 1980.[2] She lived and worked in New York City for sixteen years. She performs with the York Quartet and as a freelance musician in Los Angeles.[1]


  • Carol Chaikin (Gold Castle, 1990)
  • Lucy's Day Off (1998)


  1. ^ a b "Bio". The York Quartet. Archived from the original on May 30, 2015. Retrieved May 30, 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Woodwind Stars Turn Out for Joe Viola Tribute" (PDF). Berklee Today (Summer 1997): 4. Retrieved May 30, 2015.

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