|Born||Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|Instruments||Alto saxophone, flute|
|Associated acts||Astrud Gilberto, Diva, Mark Lambert, Maiden Voyage, York Quartet|
Early life and education
Chaikin was born in Los Angeles. She attended Berklee College of Music, studying flute and alto saxophone under Joe Viola, graduating in 1980. 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.
- Carol Chaikin (Gold Castle, 1990)
- Lucy's Day Off (1998)