Related Information for Kara's Flowers Kara's Flowers was the name of band that came to be Maroon 5. Formed in Los Angeles, California, the heavily alternative rock and power pop influenced group consisted of Adam Levine (vocals/guitar), Jesse Carmichael (guitar), Mickey Madden (bass) and Ryan Dusick (drums). That would be Maroon 5's original line-up, with the addition of guitarist and songwriter James Valentine.The members of Kara's Flowers had been friends since attending junior high school in Los Angeles, California.. read more