"Saxuality" from Candy Dulfer - Track of the Week
Candy Dulfer (born 19 September 1969) is a Dutch pop, funk alto saxophonist and occasional singer who began playing at the age of six. She founded her band, Funky Stuff, when she was fourteen years old. Her debut album Saxuality (1990) received a Grammy nomination. Dulfer has released eleven studio albums, two live albums, and one compilation album. She has performed and recorded songs with musicians including her father Hans Dulfer, Prince, Dave Stewart, Van Morrison, Angie Stone, and Maceo Parker, and has performed live with Alan Parsons (1995), Pink Floyd (1990), and Tower of Power (2014).
Saxuality is the debut album by Dutch alto saxophonist Candy Dulfer. Some versions of the album include the worldwide hit single, "Lily Was Here", together with David A. Stewart.
The mainly instrumental album debuted on #4 in the Dutch album chart and was certified Gold. The album peaked at #22 on the US Billboard 200, #27 in the UK Albums Chart and sold in excess of one million copies worldwide. It was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Jazz Album. The album was promoted by a tour in Europe and the United States.
"Saxuality" is Aroundtable's Track of the Week. Check out Candy's performance here.