Working with JUNO award-winning musicians and Michael Bublé’s first producer to bring you a unique style of Soulful Pop Jazz

Bio

PETER TAM, a Singer/Songwriter/Composer/Influencer – Working with JUNO award-winning musicians and Michael Bublé’s first producer to create a unique style of Pop Jazz songs inspired by nature in the manner of legendary artists such as Nat King Cole and Frank Sinatra.

A new adventure in music began after attending the 2019 JUNO Awards held in London, Ontario.

  • Peter has released two singles and an album (all available on all mainstream media),
  • Selected for the Richmond Salmon Fest July 1 2021 Main stage performance
  • Established as a guest artist on a six days Vancouver Island tour in JUNE 2022
  • Host a weekly online series ‘Dad’s Music,’ TAM interviews and performs with other select Musical Artists live-streamed every Sunday at 7 PM PT on his Peter Tam’s Music YouTube Channel and Facebook Page.
  • Selected as a guest for a Hub Cast Media 2021 Christmas special
  • Release a 12″ vinyl album FEB 2022
  • Commission to compose an Opera and Documentary film theme song that incorporate a First Nation language

Peter is also an active community member. He has received the Scouts Canada Centennial Metal in 2007, was named a Paul Harris Fellow by the Rotary Foundation in 2020 and received the Rotary International blue medallion in 2021 for his exceptional leadership during the pandemic.

Peter Tam’s music is available in physical and digital formats

Performances

Quick Introduction

Solo

Peter Tam Trio

Peter marvels his audience by creating easy listening popular jazz and original songs with his smooth voice tone and piano skill, performing either as a solo, with his bass and drums trio or the Bossa Nova Quartet. The cover songs and original songs are in classic swing pop and smooth jazz genre which is reminiscent of the glamourous era that gave life to the greats such as Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole and Ray Charles but infused with a bit of Billy Joel and Elton John.

Past performances: Vicinity Lounge (Abbotsford), LOFT (Pitt Meadow), 2nd Floor Gas Town (Vancouver), The Hart Gas town (Vancouver), Salmon Festival (Steveston), White Hart (Surrey), Duncan Show Room (Duncan), Char’s Landing(Port Alberni), Dot to Dot Lounge (Richmond), General Store (Tofino), 40 Knots Wine (Comox), Lulu Island Winery(Richmond), Seaside Pearl Winery (Abbotsford), The Bennet (PoCo), Qualicum Beach Cafe (Qualicum Beach)

Lil Ronnies (Tofino), Char’s landing (Port Alberni), The Roar (Tofino), Duncan Show Room (Duncan), Boondocks (Sidney), Queens (Nanaimo), Rainbow Room (Port Alberni), ANAF (Ucluelet), Legion (Roberts Creek).

Sunday Dad’s Music

When Peter was very young his dad often plays those Net King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Doris Day and Louise Armstrong albums.  Understanding how those songs played an influential role in his writing, he sets out to jam with fellow Singer-Songwriters and talk about what music influenced their creativity.   Sunday Dad’s Music is a weekly board cast on YouTube and Facebook that engages the audience with music and conversation on the important role music play in society and over generations.

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News – Testimonials – Interviews

Maple Ridge News Jan 10/2020

Tri City News Sep 19/ 2019

“The sound takes me to a jazz club decades old, when people went out for the night dressed in class, sitting in low-lit, smoke filled rooms listening to the best of the best jazz a club owner could find. Tam has elegantly revived elegant lounge jazz”

RYAN BARNES, RYAN BARNES Productions

Light & easy going, rainy day listening. Nice vibe, Peter!”

BRUCE COUGHLAN , Tiller's Folly

“Peter is carving out a a respectable niche in the West Coast pop/jazz scene. His songwriting is unique and refreshing. A pleasure to work with. Definitely someone to watch!”

Craig Zurba, Bryan Adams-Michael Jackson

“Peter is carving out a a respectable niche in the West Coast pop/jazz scene. His songwriting is unique and refreshing. A pleasure to work with. Definitely someone to watch!”

Craig Zurba, Bryan Adams-Michael Jackson

“The sound takes me to a jazz club decades old, when people went out for the night dressed in class, sitting in low-lit, smoke filled rooms listening to the best of the best jazz a club owner could find. Tam has elegantly revived elegant lounge jazz”

RYAN BARNES, RYAN BARNES Productions

Light & easy going, rainy day listening. Nice vibe, Peter!”

BRUCE COUGHLAN , Tiller's Folly

Light & easy going, rainy day listening. Nice vibe, Peter!”

BRUCE COUGHLAN , Tiller's Folly

“Peter is carving out a a respectable niche in the West Coast pop/jazz scene. His songwriting is unique and refreshing. A pleasure to work with. Definitely someone to watch!”

Craig Zurba, Bryan Adams-Michael Jackson

“The sound takes me to a jazz club decades old, when people went out for the night dressed in class, sitting in low-lit, smoke filled rooms listening to the best of the best jazz a club owner could find. Tam has elegantly revived elegant lounge jazz”

RYAN BARNES, RYAN BARNES Productions

Peter Tam has put together a delightful set of personal piano jazz vocal originals reminiscent of Harry Connick Jr sprinkled with a taste of Michael Bublé.

ROBERT HORNSEY , Bergthorson Accademy of Musical Art

Another collection of fantastic new original songs Peter. Your melodies and smooth delivery remind me of Bublé or Sinatra !! Looking forward to more 🙂 !!

CHARLES WEST, Telus

“Peter Tam is a relaxed, happy musician and those qualities can be heard all through his original pop-jazz songs. As he tickles his piano, he sings about themes inspired from life on the west coast.”

ROSS HARVEY, Your Content Goes Here

“Peter Tam is a relaxed, happy musician and those qualities can be heard all through his original pop-jazz songs. As he tickles his piano, he sings about themes inspired from life on the west coast.”

ROSS HARVEY, Jazzfly Video Productions

Peter Tam has put together a delightful set of personal piano jazz vocal originals reminiscent of Harry Connick Jr sprinkled with a taste of Michael Bublé.

ROBERT HORNSEY , Bergthorson Accademy of Musical Art

Another collection of fantastic new original songs Peter. Your melodies and smooth delivery remind me of Bublé or Sinatra !! Looking forward to more 🙂 !!

CHARLES WEST, Telus

Another collection of fantastic new original songs Peter. Your melodies and smooth delivery remind me of Bublé or Sinatra !! Looking forward to more 🙂 !!

CHARLES WEST, Telus

“Peter Tam is a relaxed, happy musician and those qualities can be heard all through his original pop-jazz songs. As he tickles his piano, he sings about themes inspired from life on the west coast.”

ROSS HARVEY, Jazzfly Video Productions

Peter Tam has put together a delightful set of personal piano jazz vocal originals reminiscent of Harry Connick Jr sprinkled with a taste of Michael Bublé.

ROBERT HORNSEY , Bergthorson Accademy of Musical Art