Gene Bertoncini (born 6 April 1937) is an American jazz guitarist who is sometimes referred to as "The Segovia of Jazz." Bertoncini grew up in New York City in a musical family. His father played guitar and harmonica. Bertoncini began playing guitar at age seven and by age sixteen was appearing on television. He graduated from high school and attended Notre Dame University, where he obtained a degree in architecture. Bertoncini resides in New York City.