Tim Tamashiro is a jazz singer, speaker, entertainer and former national radio host. For a decade Tim was host of Tonic on CBC Radio 2. His role as Canada’s nightly jazz companion was one of his most cherished experiences of his lifetime. He departed from CBC to study positive psychology, wellbeing and Ikigai (life’s worth).
Tim is recognized as a celebrated vocalist throughout Canada. He has recorded six albums. He is the creator of the unique "story / song" cabarets. He captivates audiences with story narration weaved together with songs. Tim is the author of the Amazon #1 bestselling book How To Ikigai. Ikigai is an ancient philosophy from Okinawa, Japan. It encourages all people to live your "life's worth". Best of all, Ikigai is a map with four directions to follow: 1. Do what you love 2. Do what you're good at 3. Do what the world needs 4. Do what you can be rewarded for Tim has learned that his own Ikigai is “to delight”. He shares his Ikigai every chance he gets whether he's giving a speech, singing a song, telling a story or sharing a smile.