Stu Kinzel & LynnAnn Hyde are long-time partners in the Roots/Blues music scene of the Pacific NW. They have performed countless live shows at premiere events, destivals and nightclubs, as well as dozens of presentations at museums, schools and other community venues. The pair has won multiple awards as "Best Traditional Act" (Cascade Blues Association) in Or and garnered national and international support, endorsement, press and air as "real deal" RootsBlues artists. Their music is featured on NPR (Nick Spicer) and SERIUS/XM "BluesVille" and was a chosen theme song for MTV "MADE" episode. Kinzel & Hyde have done much to support Blues preservation and education in OR through their continuing Stewardship and Directorship of Blues in (the) Schools and ETHOS-INC. This act is also endorsed by Hohner Harmonicas and Baldoni Accordions.
Stu Kinzel & LynnAnn Hyde continue to write, perform and record original compositions and unique adaptations of fine American music at the StayPressed Studio and are no longer affiliated with Blue Heron Records. In 2010, they were honored to be prominently featured in the documentary "Stumptown Mojo-How Portland Got the Blues" a film produced, written and directed by R. Leitch. This documentary film made it's Portland debut on 1-25-10 at the Portland Museum of Art, and is tentatively scheduled for a 16 city run.