"I know of no one else who sings with what I can only describe as her demure abandon. It's wholehearted but at the same time restrained, precisely phrased but not studied. A fine and distinctive singer."
Musician Magazine UK - Dave Gelly
Karen Lane is an Australian jazz singer based in London. She has released five albums, to critical acclaim.
Since arriving in the UK she has worked with some of our finest musicians including Tom Cawley, Andy Hamill, Robin Aspland, Martin Shaw, Geoff Gascoyne, Steve & Matt Fishwick, Dominic Ashworth, Gareth Lockrane, Simon Woolf, Gabriel Latchin, Steve Watts and Graham Harvey.
She has found herself performing in exotic places she’d never imagined she’d see, including Sicily, Portafino, Nice, Monte Carlo, Berlin, Cape Town and Bucharest.
Karen plays regularly at Jazz clubs around the city and is available for private and corporate bookings.
“Highly Recommended. A lovely singer”
Michael Parkinson BBC Radio
"So laid back that to listen to it you risk slipping a disc - delightful. Perfect for those balmy summer evenings - a genuinely heartfelt homage to the profound allure of bossa nova.”
Peter Quinn JAZZWISE
"A rare combination of musicianship, technique and just great feel."
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"Karen's unfailingly intelligent and immensely subtle arrangements provide fresh perspectives on even the most well worn standards. Lane’s utterly infectious vocals wrap themselves around delightful Bossa’s.”
"She is justifyably confident in her own ability, to put her own soulful, personal stamp on everything she sings...A thoroughly likeable album from a class act”