Candy Dulfer was born on September 19th, 1969, in Amsterdam. She is well known for her saxophone playing talents and occasional singing. Dulfer released 11 studio albums and received a Grammy nomination.
Candy started playing saxophone when she was just six years old. A year later, she became a member of a local Dutch group Jeugd Doet Leven. It should be noted that with the exception of a couple music lessons, Candy studied everything on her own.
Her first solo performance was done with her father’s band. A couple years later, she assisted in recording an LP for her father’s band De Perikles.
In 1984, Dulfer established her own band Funky Stuff. 3 years later the band performed at the opening of Madonna’s concerts in Europe. The band was giving concerts all over Netherlands and most of the time the tickets were sold out.
In 1988, Funky Stuff performed at Prince’s concert in Netherlands. Candy was part of Prince’s music video and was even mentioned in one of his songs.