Big Cheese Records' house band, the "All Stars", were formed by guitarist Orlando Lund, bassists Charlie Tate and Luke Williamson (Orlando and Luke were originally part of Monkey Business, Dorado Records' first release). Also featured Maria Chamley (aka Malia) on vocals (in early recordings) and Simon Richmond (aka Palm Skin Productions) on percussion. Sharon Scott replaced Maria Chamley on lead vocals and undertook the majority of vocal duties on all subsequent BCAS recordings.

This well seasoned group of musicians play a unique style of Jazz-Funk with a heavy Soul influence. Although at home in the studio, the "All Stars" excell on stage as audiences in England, France, Switzerland and Italy have testified.

Line Up

The Big Cheese All Stars
Orlando "The Don" Lund: guitar/writer (B.C.A.S, Monkey Business, Palma Groove Project)
Charlie 6/8 Tate: bass/writer (B.C.A.S.)
Sharon Scott: sing/writer (B.C.A.S., ex-Batu, dancer with Stomp)

Musicians 'All Stars'
Luke "The Cap" Williamson: bass (B.C.A.S.)
Paul Soden: drums (B.C.A.S.)
Dr Gregory Rowland: keyboards (B.C.A.S.)
Simon "Palmskin" Richmond: percussion (Palm Skin Productions, Mo' Wax, Neneh Cherry)
Ralph "Nasty" Lamb: trumpet (The Meateaters, House of Rythm, The Herbaliser)
Neil Yates: trumpet (Brand New Heavies, Raw Stylus)
Chris Bowden: sax (Mo Wax, Talking Loud)
Martin Slattery: sax (National Youth Jazz Orchestra, Black Grape)
Andy Ross: sax (Raw Stylus, House of Rythm)
Matt Coleman: trombone (Raw Stylus)
Phil Harper: percussion
Micky Moody: drums
Woody, Gilles C'Freak, Isaac: The Malka Horns (Malka Family, HornDogs)

The Big Cheese All Stars Discography Tracks


FR 351 CD The Big Cheese All Stars The Big Cheese All Stars - Prawns(CD, Album) Big Cheese Records FR 351 CD France 1995 Sell This Version
BEBOXCD12 Various I'm Gonna Love You (Meat Mix) (as Big Cheese All Stars) Various - This Is... Acid Jazz(3xCD, Comp, P/Mixed + Box) Beechwood Music BEBOXCD12 UK 1997 Sell This Version


FROMAGE 334 The Big Cheese All Stars Mung (The Original) (as The All Stars) The Big Cheese All Stars - The Felcher / Mung(12") Big Cheese Records FROMAGE 334 France 1993 Sell This Version

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