is a young guitarist / vocalist / songwriter from San Antonio, Texas.
She began singing at age 3 and by age 6 she was learning to play the
She wrote her first song at age 8, and by the age of 13 began to take
up songwriting seriously. During this period, she spent much time learning
about the recording studio and made several recordings of her own music
on the piano.
her mid teens she discovered the blues through the music of Stevie
Ray Vaughan and began learning the guitar. She spent many hours
listening to many blues greats such as Stevie
Ray Vaughan, Freddie King, Magic
Sam, trying to pick up as many guitar licks as possible.
a few years of sitting in with many bands, Catherine formed her first
band, which was a trio. She eventually expanded her band by adding a
Her musical influences range from classical music which she was exposed
to as a child learning the piano, to the pop/rock sounds she heard on
the radio as a teen, to the blues and jazz she later fell in love with
as a young adult.
Catherine has played in many venues across the United States. She has
opened for Rick Derringer, Doyle
Bramhall Sr., W. C. Clark, and Omar
and the Howlers. She has shared the stage with Smokin'
Joe Kubek, Deborah Coleman, Texas
Johnny Brown, Bugs Henderson, Little
Charlie and the Nightcats, and B.B. Chung
In 2005, Catherine was chosen 2nd place in the nationwide Blues icon
Competition. She was also mentioned as one of the up and coming young
Texas blues artists and included on the accompanying CD of the book
"You Can't Stop a Comet," written by Stevie
Ray Vaughan's road manager Cutter Brandenburg.
She recorded with Double Trouble's Chris Layton
and Tommy Shannon on her debut CD entitled
Treat Me Like a Lady which is currently being played on stations across
the country and around the world.
Currently, Catherine has a four piece band and plays in venues across
the United States.