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Stewart is a freelance concert artist, educator, and studio musician.
Mr. Stewart has received his Bachelor of Music Education degree from
the Philadelphia College of the Performing Arts and his Masters in
Education at Lehman College Graduate School. He also teaches privately
and has been involved with public education for over twenty years. He
is now teaching at the Juilliard School and is a "Distinguished
Lecturer" at Lehman College.
Bob has toured and recorded with such artists as Charles Mingus,
Gil Evans, Carla Bley, David Murray, Taj Mahal,
Dizzy Gillespie, McCoy Tyner, Arthur Blythe,
Freddie Hubbard, Don Cherry, Nicholas Payton,
Wynton Marsalis, Charlie Haden and many others both in the
United States, Europe and the Far East. "The Tuba, as you know, was
phased out of most ensembles around 1923 with the introduction of the
"walking" upright bass. Since then it has only been in the last 20
years that composers and arrangers have begun hearing the instrument.
As a result, there are more instances in which the Tuba appears in