Originally from Perth, Lane has self-produced 6 albums to critical acclaim. Her debut “Once In A Lifetime” (2002) garnered the attention and positive reviews of the International jazz press and radio play in the UK, Japan, USA and Canada.
When Karen first hit the UK Scene she was quickly recognized by Michael Parkinson regularly being featured on his BBC Radio and Jazz FM.
In 2018 Lane released PASSARIM in Paris at the Sunset Club, followed by a support slot for Deodato at Ronnie Scott’s. Career highlights have included International Jazz festivals, regular slots at Pizza Express Jazz Club, and selling out the main room at Ronnie Scotts Jazz Club. Karen has been delighted to find herself singing in places she’d never imagined she would visit: including Sicily, Portofino, Nice, Monte Carlo, Evian, Berlin, Cape Town and Bucharest. In November 2018 she played a sold out show at The Elgar Room Royal Albert Hall as part of the London Jazz Festival.