We are always in need of great-sounding, great-looking cover bands for work on cruise ships. Typically, these bands are 4 or 5-piece bands that perform modern covers and have great stage presence. If you are part of an energetic, fun cover band and want to travel the world, play music and get paid for it, contact us now.
To apply, send video of 10-12 samples with full repertoire list, bios and photos to this email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
There are still a number of openings for orchestra pianists and orchestra trumpet players to be had in December 2015. For these positions, you have to possess strong sight-reading skills, be able to improvise and be comfortable performing in many different styles.
We need lead trumpet players as well as sax players who can double on flute and clarinet for gigs in the orchestras on cruise ships. If you sight-read, improvise and are ready to travel, contact us via email to set up your audition.
But those are all reviews from film critics. We want to hear what you, the musicians, think. Do you agree with this portrayal of a young musician’s struggle? Do you agree with this portrayal of jazz and jazz education? Do you agree with this view of jazz and music education, as it is being presented to the general public?
This latest post by percussionist Ivan Trevino is making quite a splash among musicians. He sets out some strong ideas for change in the way that music schools are educating their students. Asking for change is never easy, but just about everything on Ivan’s list has to do with a musician’s ability to be employed in the real world. (All of these skills are essential for a musician working on a cruise ship, too!)
We are in need of Steel Drummers for upcoming gigs with cruise lines. We’re looking for people who sing well and have good background tracks. You would have to apply as usual, with demo video of about 10-12 cover songs, full repertoire list, bio and photos.
We are looking to fill several more jobs for bands and individual musicians. If you have a band that you’d like to put forward or you want to join one of the house bands, you should apply. Our jobs & auditions page outlines the various positions that are available and how to apply for them.
A new agency that professes to place musicians on cruise ships has decided to copy our website content verbatim. Besides the fact that this is illegal as our site is copyrighted, it goes to show that their managers don’t seem to have the passion, know-how and integrity to do the work themselves.
It goes without saying that applying for jobs with an agency like this will inevitably lead to disappointment and frustration.
Over the past 8 years, I have personally researched, gathered and posted every single bit of information on our sites myself, whether that’s in the form of podcasts, blog posts, page content and structure, and even menu items. I can proudly say that 100% of everything you see on www.oceanbound.com, as well as on our Facebook and Twitter accounts are, and always will be original.
So, my word of advice is to be cautious about who you hire.
We are looking for orchestra musicians with strong reading skills and excellent improvisation skills.
-Cover Bands Needed-
We are currently looking for quality bands with high energy and character. Lead vocalists should have charisma and the ability to engage a crowd.
Bands should not only play great music with a fresh new sound, but should also be visually appealing and be able to create a fun atmosphere.
Go here and click on Party Bands to find out more.
-Guitar & Piano/Vocalists Needed-
We are currently looking for young, highly skilled guitar/vocalists and piano/vocalists for work on cruise ships. Visit our jobs & auditions page to learn more about the jobs and the audition procedures. Contact information is