Chris Karan was born in Melbourne, Australia of Greek parents. He played TABLA (a percussion instrument from North India) on The Explorers' "Two Worlds Apart" single.
He has also worked with many well known artists such as Stephane Grapelli, Yehudi Menuhin, flamenco guitarist Juan Martin, John Williams, Oscar Peterson, George Shearing, Barney Kessel, Pepper Adams, Bud Powell, Bobby Shew, Bill Perkins, Al Cohn, Ronnie Scott, Tubby Hayes, Dick Morrissey, Jim Mullen, Victor Feldman, Lambert Hendricks and Ross, Nancy Wilson, Sarah Vaughan, Billy Eckstine, Mark Murphy, Dizzy Gillespie, Phil Woods, Marion Montgomery, Blossom Dearie and Oscar Brown Jnr. He toured with John Dankworth and Cleo Laine, The Bee Gees, Caterina Valente, Dusty Springfield, Lulu, The Swingle Singers and of course Dudley Moore.
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