Performing since age seven, bandleader of Funky Stuff since age fourteen, international recording artist since age nineteen, touring the world since age twenty. Candy Dulfer has recorded and / or performed with artists like Prince, Dave Stewart (Eurythmics), Van Morrison, Maceo Parker, Sheila E., Mavis Staples, Lionel Richie, Beyonce, 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.
`Lily was here' - her first collaboration with former Eurythmics Dave Stewart, in 1989 - was a Number 1 hit all over Europe, in 1999 they worked together on the soundtrack of the Robert Altman motion picture `Cookie's Fortune', and in 2002 they toured Europe with his project Da Univerzal Playaz, featuring reggae legend Jimmy Cliff.
After performing a string of shows in early 2010 with Maceo Parker at the Blue Note club in Tokyo, Japan, she returned to the Dutch club stages in March and April 2010 for a tour with her band. During the summer she performed shows in Korea, Denmark and Tunisia for the first time in her career, while also returning to Russia and Japan for more shows due to popular demand. She finished 2010 with a five-week tour across the USA as a special guest of fellow saxophonist Dave Koz for his renowned Smooth Jazz Christmas Tour, and kicked off 2011 with shows during the Smooth Jazz Cruise in the Caribbean. After the worldwide release of her new album `Crazy' Candy will perform with her band in the USA and - for the first time in her career - in South America. After that she'll once again join Dave Koz for his annual Smooth Jazz Christmas Tour where they'll be performing dozens of shows across the USA in November and December. In early 2012 she'll be Special Events Host on the Smooth Jazz Cruise together with jazz legends such as David Sanborn and Marcus Miller. For later in 2012 tours are planned in Japan, Russia and across Europe.
Saturday Beatles Brunch