Stu Kinzel and LynnAnn Hyde are a premiere guitar-harmonica duo originating from Portland, OR. They have won several awards and nominations for “Best Traditional Act, Best Harmonica, Best Acoustic Guitar” and are in the "Muddy Awards Hall of Fame" at the Cascade Blues Association. Kinzel & Hyde’s music is featured on XM and NPR radio as well as countless other FM and Web music programs dedicated to American Roots and Blues music, and they have recorded sound tracks for documentary films and advertisements.
For more than twenty years, Stu and LynnAnn have performed at festivals, events, schools, community centers and other venue spaces to introduce Blues and Roots music to our youth. With the help of the Waterfront Blues Festival, Ethos, Inc. and the Cascade Blues Association, Kinzel & Hyde spearheaded Blues in the Schools Portland for many years acting as Performing Ambassadors and Artists in Residency.
Stu Kinzel and LynnAnn Hyde have music on i-tunes and other outlets, and perform regularly in the Bend, OR area.