Chris Karan
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1949-10-14
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Chris Karan

Chris Karan Biography (Wikipedia)

Chris Karan (born Chrisostomos Karanikis, 14 October 1939, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia) is an Australian jazz drummer and percussionist of Greek descent. He played in Mike Nock's trio in Sydney in the early 1960s. After moving to London in 1962 Karan gained international renown as the drummer in the Dudley Moore Trio; he toured and recorded with Moore for many years, including the Trio's numerous appearances on the TV series Not Only But Also and the soundtrack of the 1967 movie Bedazzled. Their professional association continued until Moore's last major public appearance at Carnegie Hall in New York in 2001. Karan also worked with Roy Budd as a member of the Roy Love Trio and performed on the Get Carter soundtrack.

Karan became a prolific and in-demand studio musician. He has worked with many famous artists including The Yardbirds, Michel Legrand, Lalo Schifrin, Charles Aznavour, Stanley Myers, Basil Kirchin, Tony Hatch, Jackie Trent, Quincy Jones, Herbie Hancock, Jerry Goldsmith, Jerry Fielding, Pat Williams, André Previn, Richard Rodney Bennett, Barry Tuckwell, Carl Davis, Henry Mancini, The Beatles, The Seekers and Roy Budd. He has also toured with acts including John Dankworth and Cleo Laine, The Bee Gees, Caterina Valente, Dusty Springfield, Lulu, and The Swingle Singers, and has performed with many of the biggest names in jazz. Karan was also a member of the Harry Stoneham group, which provided the musical backing for the Michael Parkinson shows on BBC-TV.

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Roy Budd
Carter Takes A Train (Theme from 'Get Carter')
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Carter Takes A Train (Theme from 'Get Carter')
Roy Budd
Get Carter (1971) - Main Theme - Carter Takes a Train
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Get Carter (1971) - Main Theme - Carter Takes a Train
Roy Budd
Main Theme: Carter Takes a Train
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Main Theme: Carter Takes a Train
Jerome Kern
All The Things You Are (Very Warm For May)
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All The Things You Are (Very Warm For May)
Roy Budd
Get Carter (1971) - Goodbye Eric!
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Get Carter (1971) - Goodbye Eric!
Roy Budd
Get Carter (1971) - The Girl in the Car
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Get Carter (1971) - The Girl in the Car
Roy Budd
Get Carter (1971) - Main Theme
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Get Carter (1971) - Main Theme
Alan Branscombe
Some Day My Prince Will Come
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Some Day My Prince Will Come
Roy Budd
Quiet Nights
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Quiet Nights

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