Sounding like a cross between Earth, Wind & Fire and the Crusaders, Karma was an interesting but underexposed 1970s soul/funk band that sometimes detoured into jazz fusion and quiet storm. Karma, formed in Los Angeles in 1974, wasn't a full-time project for its members, who included saxophonist Ernie Watts, trombonist George Bohanon, trumpeter Oscar Brashear, keyboardist Reggie Andrews, bassist Curtis Robertson, Jr., and drummer Joe Blocker. Many of Karma's members, who shared vocal duties, had been keeping busy on the L.A. studio scene and had solid credentials in both R&B and jazz. Karma recorded two albums for Horizon/A&M, 1976's Celebration and 1977's For Everybody, before calling it quits in 1977.
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