Suggested Listening for Drumming in the Showband

Since music is primarily an aural tradition, it seems obvious to immerse oneself in the music you'll be covering when working on a ship. This may come easier to some than others as it depends on what you've studied/generally appreciate and recreationally listened to. Personally I listen to anything I consider "good music" - be …

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Being Assistant Music Director/Music Director on a Cruise Ship

This post will outline what the roles responsibilities include, how to become one and why you should or shouldn't consider becoming one yourself. As of February 25th I have been working as the Assistant Music Director on board Royal Caribbean's “The Adventure of The Seas”. The role basically consists of shadowing the Music Director who …

Cruise Ship Sex

Do people just have sex with everyone on a cruise ship? Yep it’s true. In between our shifts the hallways are cleared as the crew get down. We call it “resting hours”, (....if you’re holding your breath keep dreaming) I’m sure you’ve heard the stories and read various things online regarding the mischievous activities that …