Musician Upright Bassist


Featured on select ships, our Neptunes trios perform standards, ballroom and some light pop for our guests to listen and dance to. They contribute to an outstanding entertainment experience onboard our ships and help drive revenue through drink sales. If you are one of our future stars, apply today!

We offer:

- competitive pay
- free room and board and transportation to the ship
- professional equipment and technical support
- travel to exciting destinations
- discounts on cruises for yourself, friends and family
- medical and disability coverage
- continuing education tuition reimbursement

Here it is again to keep the HR team happy:

Title: Neptunes Upright Bass
Department: Entertainment
Primary Function: Contributes to successful production of entertainment events and activities for our guests.
Reports To: Neptunes Band Leader

Major Responsibilities:

- provides the highest quality musical entertainment to our guests in accordance with company programming and standards
- performs for shows and events as assigned by event manager
- provides industry leading customer service and guest interaction as a host on board
- complies with all company operational procedures
- successfully completes all required training programs.
- performs ship’s safety functions as required.

Note: Other duties as assigned included and not limited to Health, Environmental, Safety and Security responsibilities.


We are looking for:

- musically talented and experienced performers with great intonation and walking lines
- solid reading skills in order to perform from our book of charts
- knowledge of ballroom dance styles like cha cha, rhumba and tango
- professional appearance and conduct both on and off the stage
- ability to perform extended solos over Giant Steps in all 12 keys (kidding – you won’t be soloing)
- background vocals a plus!

Hiring Criteria:

- musically talented performers with professional level sight reading skills and time
- trio experience and a strong knowledge of pop standard and ballroom dance repertoire and styles
- professional appearance and conduct both on and off the stage
- command of the English language
- ability to perform safety functions and meet medical requirements