October 18, 2009
We get many demos from artists that have a bit of a false sense of entitlement when it comes to cruise ship jobs. Often, this entitlement comes from the fact that these entertainers have already worked on ships before and thus think that what was good enough once will always be good enough.
This is not so, unfortunately.more info
October 17, 2009
This is an article I was hoping I would never have to write. But here I am, typing away, because common sense is, apparently, a lot less common than you’d think. Wikipedia says: “common sense” equates to the knowledge and experience which most people allegedly have, or which the person using the term believes that they do or should have.
Let me explain. more info
October 12, 2009
Memorizing repertoire is an important part of your performance and can be the deciding factor for cruise lines to, or not to, hire you. This affects literally all lounge entertainers, whether you’re a classical ensemble, cover band, cocktail pianist, piano vocalist, guitar vocalist etc.
Now, for some of the above-mentioned entertainers this has been a given. Cover bands, for example, rarely read music while they play and it would be pretty funny to see them read “Stairway to heaven”…But it’s not as obvious for some other entertainers like classical ensembles, for example. more info