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Arubian-born Roberto A. A. Stuart migrated to the United States in 1962 and learned to play the clarinet at Public School 15 in St. Albans, NY. Majoring in music in high school, he learned to play sweet sounds on the saxophone, piano, guitar, bass guitar, drums, and vocals. Roberto is well known in the greater New York City area for his talented creations of the Pamoja Brothers, The Natural Souls, Doc Ice, and other local bands. When Roberto retired from the U.S. Army Band, he worked with some of rhythm and blues’ finest stars, like Percy Sledge, Curtis Mayfield, Denise LaSalle, Jerry Butler, The Manhattans, Edwin Starr, Bobby Blue Bland, Bo Diddley Jr., and Natalie Cole. Roberto has performed with the Queens College Band and Wind Ensemble. Roberto has performed on the great stages of Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center and overseas in Aruba and at Panama’s Conservatory of Music. Roberto is the former conductor of the NYC Post Office Band.