Cast Away UK Entertainment are currently seeking a professional and versatile Keyboard player (preferably with backing vocals) to join their band ‘Castaway 5 Star’ for contractual residential work worldwide.

Castaway 5 Star launches June this year and will be introduced in both the Middle East and Asian 5 Star hotel market.

Cast Away UK is a bespoke band designed and tailored for international residencies and currently serves upon some of the top commercial cruise liners in the U.S.
Current band members are highly professional, experienced and seasoned with in international tours.

Applicants must be be able to play multiple styles of music from ear (cheat notes on iPads or other tablets are allowed) and have a good knowledge of current popular music. Castaway 5 Star will have a lot of club music in their repertoire and so you must be able to find or create current sounds and double up with brass parts on tracks (if needed). Candidates must be comfortable with improv solos.
Various styles include: Funk, Rock. Dance, Pop, Latino and Reggae.

The band line up is a six/seven piece, consisting of drums, bass, guitar, keys, female and Male lead vocals/2nd keys and Sax (when required by the client). We play to custom made backing tracks to thicken out the sound, add brass sections and sound effects and use the click to cue lighting and visual effects.

We are High Energy, High end and High Impact meaning that performance is as important as musical ability to the success of our brand.

Applicants must be between the age of 21 and 35, hold an up to date passport with no criminal records and be in good health.

Successful applicants will be required to learn around 200 songs and attend a week rehearsal period in the weeks leading to departing for the contract. You must be in a position to take long term contracts (up to 6 months) away from home.

Competitive salary plus Meals, Hotel room/ Luxury apartment and travel expenses all covered.

Please no time wasters, if you have any doubts about moving away from home or feel you could not commit yourself fully to the job as per advertised, please do not apply.

If you do match the requirements and want to be part of an exciting project then we look forward to hearing from you.

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