Karma (American band)

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Also known as Los Angeles, California
Genres Rhythm and blues, Jazz Fusion
Occupation(s) group
Instruments vocals, drums, keyboards, trumpet, saxophone
Years active 1974-1977
Labels Horizon, A&M
Associated acts Syreeta Wright, Deniece Williams, Donald Fagen, Patrice Rushen, The Dazz Band
Past members Michael Greene
Curtis Robertson, Jr.
Reggie Andrews
George Bohanon
Oscar Brashear
Ernie Watts
Josef "Joe" Blocker
Vander "Stars" Lockett

Karma was a soul/funk/jazz band which recorded two albums for the A&M Records imprint Horizon Records in the 1970s.[1] Its members included Ernie Watts, trombonist George Bohanon, trumpeter Oscar Brashear, keyboardist Reggie Andrews, bassist Curtis Robertson Jr and drummer Joe Blocker.

After recording two albums, the group disbanded in 1978. Group members Reggie Andrews and George Bohanon became record producers - the former becoming successful in overseeing albums by Patrice Rushen and The Dazz Band. Ernie Watts would later tour with The Rolling Stones, while Vander "Stars" Lockett would appear on Donald Fagen's 1982 solo debut, The Nightfly.


  • Celebration (Horizon/A&M, 1976)[2]
  • For Everybody (Horizon/A&M, 1977)[3]


  1. ^ Allmusic history
  2. ^ Karma - Celebration (LP liner notes). Horizon/A&M Records. SP-713
  3. ^ Karma - For Everybody (LP liner notes). Horizon/A&M Records. SP-723

External links

  • Discogs entry
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