Ned Rifken
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Ned Rifken

Los Angeles, California, United States

Los Angeles, California, United States
Band Jazz Jazz


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The best kept secret in music


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No Worries - 2006
12 cuts, original title track, straight ahead covers in a unique swinging jazz vein! test



For the past 5 years Ned has been a beloved Guest Headliner for Carnival Cruielines. He has become so popular that he has earned the tile of "Carnival's Ambassador of Swing." In order to accomadate Ned he is flown in for one night a week and then flys home the next day. He has wowed Carnival audiences in Hawaii, Alaska & the Mexican Rivera As a Jazz / Swing vocalist with a Combo or Big Band he has performed for thousands at major venues in Southern California since he reignited his interest in singing just 7 years ago. Here’s a recent review of his performance from Shaun Bussey Carnival Cruise Director:

Show Evaluation: Exceeded Guest Expectations
"There is not a rating high enough for Ned's performances!!!! He gets TONS of great comment cards out here from the guests!!!!! He is always loved ... complete with standing ovations during the singing with the Big Band Show! THEY LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE him out here! I hope we can please keep him forever and a day. He also brings new music at times to change up his show and display his diverse range! He's incredible! Sincerely our favorite entertainer out here!"
Boasting one of the largest and satysfying music libraries Ned can deliver audience favorites as they were meant to be heard!