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Timothy Tsukiyama

Alto Saxophone

Born in Honolulu, Tim graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1977, attended Lawrence University earning a Bachelor of Arts in Music. He also attended the Berklee College of Music.

Professionally, Tim has performed with Ray Charles, the Temptations, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Honolulu Symphony, University of Hawai‘i Saxophone Choir, Benny Golson, Michael Paulo, C andK, Kalapana, the Ornery Horns, and the Honolulu Jazz Quartet.  


Tim's experience in the Royal Hawaiian Band has been a lot more exciting than he ever imagined but also very rewarding and entertaining!  


Tim enjoys playing golf, a good meal, and acting silly with good friends.

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