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Candy Dulfer

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Candy Dulfer is an internationally famous Dutch musician who has performed all kinds of songs from to to and more. A performer since age seven, a bandleader of Funky Stuff since age fourteen, an international recording artist since age nineteen, and a touring player across the world since age twenty, Dulfer’s popular work has a huge, wide fan-base. She has recorded and / or performed with many artists including Prince, David A. Stewart of Eurythmics, Van Morrison, Maceo Parker, Sheila E., Mavis Staples, Lionel Richie, and Beyonce.

She’s perhaps known for her single “Lily Was Here”, a track that was her first collaboration with former Eurythmics member David A. Stewart. The 1989 song was a Number 1 hit all over Europe. Dulfer’s 1990 solo debut album, ‘Saxuality’, was recorded when she was only nineteen. It sold over a million copies worldwide and was nominated for a Grammy Award.

Pink Floyd, Chaka Khan, David Sanborn, Larry Graham, Marcus Miller, Aretha Franklin, Jimmy Cliff, George Duke, Blondie, Jools Holland, Jamie Cullum, Angie Stone, Tower of Power, The Time, Alan Parsons, Fred Wesley, Pee Wee Ellis, Joey DiFrancesco, Jonathan Butler, and many others have been involved with Dulfer during her long career, in addition to those previously mentioned. In 1999, Dulfer and David A. Stewart again worked together on the soundtrack of the Robert Altman motion picture ‘Cookie’s Fortune’, and in 2002 they toured Europe with his new project Da Univerzal Playaz, featuring reggae legend Jimmy Cliff. Her fourth album ‘For the love of you’ (1997) was a major hit in the USA and remained in the Billboard charts for over forty weeks.

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