The All Stars are named after a jazz club in Wantage, Oxfordshire: Zelda's Jazz Room. The band is based on a regular working unit. The Rascals of Rhythm and adds in the stunning talents of trumpeter Peter Rudeforth, one of Chris Barber's fine brass team. The band loves to play the music of the classic period of jazz including Jelly Roll Morton Armstrong, Bix Beiderbeck, Eddie Condon and early Ellington and some early Humphrey Lyttelton.
Peter Rudeforth (trumpet), Mike Willis (reeds), Tony Blincowe (reeds), Dave Moorwood (guitar & vocals), Perry Lock (piano) & Mike Bennett (bass)