Candy Dulfer is a Dutch jazz and pop saxophonist. Her debut album Saxuality received a Grammy nomination. Candy is the daughter of jazz saxophonist Hans Dulfer. She began playing at age six and founded her band Funky Stuff when she was fourteen.
She has performed and recorded with Hans Dulfer, Prince, Dave Stewart, Van Morrison, Angie Stone, and Maceo Parker, and has performed live with Alan Parsons, Pink Floyd, and Tower of Power. She hosted the Dutch television series “Candy Meets,” in which she interviewed musicians. In 2013, she became a judge in the fifth season of the Dutch version of X Factor.
Candy began playing the drums at the age of five. As a six-year-old, she started to play the soprano saxophone. At age seven, she switched to alto saxophone and later began playing in a local concert band Jeugd Doet Leven (English translation: “Youth Brings Life”) in Zuiderwoude.
- Born: Sep 19, 1969 · Amsterdam, Netherlands
- Shoe Size: 9 US
- Net worth: $10 million USD (2018)
- Member of: Funky Stuff
- Parents: Hans Dulfer (Father) · Inge Dulfer (Mother & Manager)