The youngest of 11 children, Caron started playing bass at age 11 and began pursuing jazz at age 15. In 1993, Caron began releasing concept albums as Le Band. He has also recorded with Leni Stern and with Gino Vannelli.
Luthier George Furlanetto of F Bass in Hamilton, Ontario, has built basses for Alain for 20 years.
Furlanetto worked together with Caron to develop the F Bass Alain Caron model (AC6), which has the tone of a solidbody fretless with the dynamic characteristics of an acoustic guitar.