Life As a Cruise Ship Musician!! Part 2 (Show Montage)

  • Published: 12 July 2018
  • Here is what Life as a Cruise Ship Musician is like with all of the different shows I have to perform with the variety of artists I have to play for every single night! Enjoy!

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Comments • 941

    64BIT DRUMMING  6 hours back

    What the song at 9:32 David?

    • Dakota Martin
      Dakota Martin  3 days back

      Absolutely loved watching this. Was entertained the entire video and I love how you are explaining parts as well as being humorous lol. Solid man!

      • Yozi Tatar
        Yozi Tatar  5 days back

        You are a god man

          JUMPINGDONKY  5 days back

          What cruise are you performing on?

          • Sam Herrera
            Sam Herrera  6 days back

            Dammit I thought I was good until I saw this 😑

            • Nerdy Adam
              Nerdy Adam  7 days back

              This was really recommended to me today. This was amazing

              • David Anderson
                David Anderson  7 days back

                How did you’re the cruise ship gig?

                • ChrisWithACam
                  ChrisWithACam  1 weeks back

                  Really solid freaking set playing man. Perfect job for a single drummer!

                  • Mattie Mclean
                    Mattie Mclean  2 weeks back

                    "Mike! My snare broke!" hehehe good job it was at the end of that number!

                    • jcsoundguy
                      jcsoundguy  2 weeks back

                      I'm curious as to who is responsible for maintenance of the drum kit. It looks like it has seen better days.

                      • Larry Lehman
                        Larry Lehman  2 weeks back

                        Oh could you make a video on the process of auditioning for the ship how they found you thanks

                        • Larry Lehman
                          Larry Lehman  2 weeks back

                          Thanks for the video your abilities are amazing and a foot note to musicians that’s how good you get when you read music I would jam with you anytime I am an old play by ear bass player

                          • Maikel K
                            Maikel K  2 weeks back

                            The part when you walk to the front of the drums. Which song is that? I kinda wanna say it aint mean a thing if it don't got that swing? And what are you playing in the end with the Whitney Houston song? Some sort of Samba or Bossa Nova?

                            • John Doe
                              John Doe  2 weeks back

                              Hey David! Pass a Cola!

                              • Arable Alex
                                Arable Alex  3 weeks back

                                10:38 solo very powerfullllll cool man

                                • Musices
                                  Musices  3 weeks back

                                  This is awesome!

                                  • Mathias Vestergaard
                                    Mathias Vestergaard  3 weeks back

                                    Thank god of the timing of you breaking your snare

                                    • A B
                                      A B  3 weeks back

                                      Wonderful. I could really watch and of course listen to you nonstop playing the drum. But unfortunately we have to get back to work every now and then after the fresh breath of air that your performances have brought!

                                      • Memphis 63
                                        Memphis 63  3 weeks back

                                        Yea I just threw my sticks in the yard

                                        • Richard Evans
                                          Richard Evans  3 weeks back

                                          Nice sound on that snare though

                                          • Max Almaraz
                                            Max Almaraz  3 weeks back

                                            What do you even do when your snare head just breaks like that in the middle of a song? I mean luckily it seems like that was the end of the song for you anyways, but then what? You just grab another or change it as fast as you can?

                                            • BlueBassett
                                              BlueBassett  3 weeks back

                                              I don't know what this guy's method is, but I keep a second snare behind me at all gigs. I was playing Cruise ships at 21 (now 50) Professionals need to be prepared for anything.

                                          • Doctor Sixto
                                            Doctor Sixto  4 weeks back

                                            Very professional!!

                                            • MELZON EYMARD VILLAR
                                              MELZON EYMARD VILLAR  4 weeks back

                                              SO MUCH RESPECT FOR YOU MAN!

                                              • NotCayden Henschel
                                                NotCayden Henschel  4 weeks back

                                                The best drummer I've ever seen not kidding

                                                • Jim Merrilees
                                                  Jim Merrilees  4 weeks back

                                                  I am a pro singer and have worked cruise ships...You are a good drummer...but....How did the guitarist/singer get the gig?...he sucks big time. Most of the guys I have worked with are players and can handle just about anything..... a lot can sight read....but hey this guy is an embarrassment.

                                                  • Scott Fleming
                                                    Scott Fleming  1 months back

                                                    That left hand 👌👏

                                                    • Gingah Ninja
                                                      Gingah Ninja  1 months back

                                                      3:37 nice pinky

                                                      • Jose Felix Sarmiento
                                                        Jose Felix Sarmiento  1 months back

                                                        Minute 8:41, Is that Stevie Wonder on the piano?

                                                        • Jazz Devil
                                                          Jazz Devil  1 months back

                                                          Why have sheet music? just wondering because learning it by hard seems more fun than just reading it all the time.... classical people i get and i get the broadway stuff you do but other than that?

                                                          • fuzzylogiceire
                                                            fuzzylogiceire  1 months back

                                                            They can't just listen to the original album tracks and learn by ear expecting them to be the same as the ones they're performing. They have to deal with different arrangements of songs and be able to learn them quickly, maybe with very little to no preparation beforehand, that's why you have to be an excellent sight reader for this type of gig.

                                                        • pomz 17
                                                          pomz 17  1 months back

                                                          Mate you are absolutely amazing I hope to be able to play like you one day!

                                                          • Aaron Clair
                                                            Aaron Clair  1 months back

                                                            Very nice playing man. Loved the solo around the kit and stage.

                                                            • EdForEver
                                                              EdForEver  1 months back

                                                              wow this is so inspiring man, you should have way more subscribers keep it upp

                                                              • Sherwin Baptiste
                                                                Sherwin Baptiste  1 months back

                                                                Good video. With what did you record the video and audio?

                                                                • PPHRAJ
                                                                  PPHRAJ  1 months back

                                                                  4:07 damn you’re blast beating that shit

                                                                  • trapstar007148
                                                                    trapstar007148  1 months back

                                                                    At 11:00 i think that's "sing sing sing" you really showed out there!

                                                                    • trapstar007148
                                                                      trapstar007148  1 months back

                                                                      Skilled man

                                                                      • Erick Matthew Lynch
                                                                        Erick Matthew Lynch  1 months back

                                                                        Do you prefer playing shows like this? Is there a place for a musician to play mostly changes with a small trio/quartet in a lounge setting?

                                                                        • Dally Boy
                                                                          Dally Boy  1 months back

                                                                          @Erick Matthew Lynch yeah there definitely is; you would have to assemble a trio/quartet yourself though most of the time; they'd hire the group as a set, not one-by-one.

                                                                        • Erick Matthew Lynch
                                                                          Erick Matthew Lynch  1 months back

                                                                          Dally Boy but is that a yes or no?

                                                                        • Erick Matthew Lynch
                                                                          Erick Matthew Lynch  1 months back

                                                                          Dally Boy yeah those things were implied.

                                                                        • Dally Boy
                                                                          Dally Boy  1 months back

                                                                          In a small trio or quartet; you're definitely going to have to do more than just play changes; you'll probably be expected to be able to solo and definitely take the lead on melody at least once or twice

                                                                      • Ike3000total
                                                                        Ike3000total  1 months back

                                                                        14:29 very cool Song!

                                                                        • Greg Martin
                                                                          Greg Martin  1 months back

                                                                          My condolences do you put up with having to back up so many performers,many of which have
                                                                          Little to almost no talent.your a good drummer but some of those people out there were hacks.
                                                                          Hope they atleast pay you well.

                                                                          • Speedtest
                                                                            Speedtest  1 months back

                                                                            absolutely fantastic !

                                                                            • Patrick Higgs
                                                                              Patrick Higgs  1 months back

                                                                              your improv over Spain was just awesome

                                                                              • Harvey Glotz
                                                                                Harvey Glotz  1 months back

                                                                                Guys a Pro and living the life.

                                                                                • Howard Harrington
                                                                                  Howard Harrington  1 months back

                                                                                  What song are you playing at 3:06

                                                                                  • mlg4035
                                                                                    mlg4035  1 months back

                                                                                    Damn! Such a great sight reader!!! And so versatile!!! You rock, David!

                                                                                    • No Ah
                                                                                      No Ah  1 months back

                                                                                      Weird, the click track tells him when he is gonna start... That's crazy!

                                                                                      • Ray Greenfield
                                                                                        Ray Greenfield  1 months back

                                                                                        Kudos, brother :)

                                                                                        • Jeff Leak
                                                                                          Jeff Leak  1 months back

                                                                                          ... you just answered my question from the other vid - lol - losing place / zoning :)

                                                                                          • daniel moya
                                                                                            daniel moya  1 months back

                                                                                            Did not expect you to be that good of a drummer. Rock on brotha 🤘🏼