Karl is mainly self taught. His main experience is in the folk music, choral music, bluegrass, western swing, country, pop, rock, the R & B, jazz,...
Today, jazz has become the main mean of expression in his music, that has integrated all these other musical styles..
He participated in two jazz workshop at Dworp, and attended courses at the Jazzstudio (Antwerp), during two semesters, as a free student. Took guitar lessons with Peter HERTMANS, Garisson FEWELL,
Serge LAZAREVITCH and Pierre VAN DORMAEL.
In 1991 et 1993, Karl obtains first prize for guitar jazz and for jazz harmony at the Brussels Royal Conservatory.
Karl VAN DEUN was a member of Erwin VANN's band, with bassist Michel HATZIGEORGIOU and drummer Dré PALLEMAERTS.
He now appears a.o. with the Kurt VAN HERCK Trio.
He can also be heard on the latest CD of singer Olivier THOMAS, Le Second Souffle de Josaphat (Franc'Amour FC 112)
An original stylist on the guitar and in his compositions.
Currently, Karl is a guitar teacher at the Antwerp Jazzstudio.