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Soft-spoken by nature, Roosevelt Collier does his hollering on the sacred steel. Brought up in the tradition of the House of God Church, the South Florida-bred guitarist built his reputation alongside his uncles and cousins in The Lee Boys, known for their spirited, soul-shaking live performances. Seated front and center, "The Dr." leaves an indelible mark on listeners, flooring audiences with his lightning-fast slide work on the pedal steel. At festivals, he is a regular "Artist at Large", invited to perform with some of music's most prestigious acts, from the Allman Brothers, to Los Lobos, to the Del McCoury Band. No matter the context, when Roosevelt takes the stage, the ear-to-ear grins can’t help but be contagious.