Philip Catherine (born October 27, 1942) is a Belgian jazz guitarist. He was born in London from English mother and Belgian father. He began playing in the 60's with Lou Bennett then with Dexter Gordon and Stéphane Grappelli. He was then a member of Jean-Luc Ponty quintet, right after he recorded his first album (Stream, produced by Frenchman Sacha Distel) in 1971. A year later, he met John Scofield, Ran Blake, George Benson and more musicians in Boston.