Andre Copher Nicole Corris Sean Ferguson Ian Ross
Albatross Air flies again! Join us this summer on the NCL Joy.
After an action packed five months on the NCL Epic, we're headed back our to sea this summer on the newly renovated NCL Joy. See you in Alaska!
Andre Copher (Drums, Percussion) is a Los Angeles based musician and has been playing drums and percussion since age 10. He has traveled the world performing and studying a wide variety of musical styles including jazz, rock, classical, and traditional West African music. His eclectic musical interests led to a collaboration with International Franz Liszt Piano Competition winner Rudolf Budginas on his album "Ambient Romance." As a student at the Bob Cole Conservatory in Long Beach he had the opportunity to accompany the award winning vocal ensemble Pacific Standard Time. He continues to perform actively with cruise ships, local theaters, and co-leads his experimental band Three Rooms.
Sean Ferguson (piano/keyboards, harmonica, guitar, bass, vocals) is an experienced pianist, musical director, arranger, and orchestrator. He has traveled the world as a pianist and bandleader for various cruise lines, including Cunard, Crystal, Princess, and NCL. While earning a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies from Capital University in Columbus, Ohio, Sean performed with the Capital University Big Band at internationally acclaimed jazz festivals including Montreux, North Sea, and Umbria. When on land, Sean works in NYC as an accompanist for Inside Broadway and for Walker Clark Studio, with students on Broadway, national tours, and tv/film. Sean and Nicole have been performing together since 2002.
Nicole Corris (vocals, Moog bass, keyboards) is a New York City based singer, actress, and producer. She has performed around the world on Regent, Princess, and Celebrity Cruise Lines. Theatrical highlights include BC/EFA’s 28th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition at Broadway’s Minskoff Theatre, The Wizard and I chorus for Stephen Schwartz with the NY Pops at Carnegie Hall, and most recently performing as a soloist with Banda Sinfónica de Montevideo (Uruguay) in Wonderlust Theatre Company’s Memory: Los Musicales de Andrew Lloyd Webber. She also works regularly in NYC’s busy tv and film industry.
Ian Ross (guitar, bass, vocals) is an ohio based musician, arranger, and composer. He received a bachelor's degree in jazz guitar performance from the College Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati in 2006 and was named "Cincinnati's Best Guitarist" by East Side Vibe Magazine in 2010. Ian has studied privately with guitar legends Pat Martino and Scotty Anderson and has shared the stage with such musical luminaries as Jeff Healey, Will Ray and Robert Lockwood jr. recording his first album of original material with grammy award-winning producer Jim Gaines. From 2012-2016 Ian worked as houseband guitarist with Princess Cruise Lines and as Fleet Arranger with the company from 2016-2018.