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Heidi Muller & Bob Webb    
Heidi Muller & Bob Webb
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Heidi & Bob
Heidi & Bob
Heidi & Bob
Heidi & Bob
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Heidi & Bob
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Heidi & Bob
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Heidi & Bob Poster - Generic
Bob & Heidi Poster - Dulcimer Moon
Heidi & Bob
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Bob & Heidi Poster - Dulcimer Moon
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Bob & Heidi
Heidi & Bob Poster 2011
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Bob & Heidi
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Description of Artist

In 10 words:

Heidi Muller is an award-winning songwriter, guitarist and dulcimer player.

Muller and Webb perform original songs and unique traditional instrumentals.

In 50 words:

Heidi Muller is an award-winning songwriter, guitarist and mountain dulcimer player with eight critically-acclaimed recordings, including three with partner Bob Webb. She has performed solo for over 25 years, touring nationally to concert halls, coffeehouses, and festivals, including the Kerrville Folk Festival, Northwest Folklife, Augusta Heritage and Kentucky Music Week.

Heidi Muller and Bob Webb cross the musical boundaries between original songs and traditional tunes, blending each other’s influences from the Pacific Northwest to the Appalachian Mountains. With dulcimers, guitars, mandolin, electric cello, and Muller’s crystalline vocals, they have performed at venues from Mountain Stage to the National Music Museum.


In 150 Words:

Heidi Muller is an award-winning songwriter, guitarist and mountain dulcimer player with eight critically-acclaimed recordings, including three with partner Bob Webb. She has performed solo for over 25 years, touring nationally to concert halls, coffeehouses, and festivals, including the Kerrville Folk Festival, Northwest Folklife, Augusta Heritage and Kentucky Music Week. Described by Dulcimer Players’ News as “one of the dulcimer community’s best songwriters and performers,” Muller is known for her crystalline alto voice, compelling lyrics and engaging stage presence. She has shared stages with Nanci Griffith, Tom Paxton, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, Jean Ritchie, Bill Staines and many others. Her song "Good Road" has been the theme of Northwest Public Radio's Inland Folk show since 1989. A popular workshop instructor in dulcimer, guitar and songwriting, and an artist-in-residence in schools and community settings, Muller has taught at numerous camps and festivals and published eight songbooks. She currently resides in Enterprise, Oregon.

Heidi Muller and Bob Webb cross the musical boundaries between original songs and traditional tunes, blending each other’s influences from the Pacific Northwest to the Appalachian Mountains. With dulcimers, guitars, mandolin, electric cello, and Muller’s crystalline vocals, they have released three duo recordings and performed nationwide in concert halls, festivals and venues such as Kentucky Music Week, Fishtrap, Tumbleweed Music Festival, National Oregon Trails Center, Great River Road Festival, National Music Museum and the NPR live performance radio show, Mountain Stage. Muller was an award-winning songwriter based in Seattle for many years before moving back east, where she met Webb at a music conference. Webb was a member of the folk-rock group Stark Raven that was also the house band for Mountain Stage, where he backed up many of the greats including Odetta, Arlo Guthrie, Tom Paxton and Shawn Colvin. Muller and Webb now make their home in Enterprise, Oregon.



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Heidi Muller is arguably Seattle’s most beloved folk singer/songwriter...In a culture simultaneously poisoned by cynicism and starving on empty new-age fluff, Muller’s songs offer a meaningful alternative that constitutes chicken soup, not cotton candy, for the soul. Muller’s warm, playful sense of humor is the common element that shines through them all."

- Doug Bright, Heritage Music Review


" Heidi has a voice that could melt the proverbial heart of stone... You simply must hear this singer!"

- Sandy Paton, Folk-Legacy Records


"Heidi’s high, clear alto voice can be playful, powerful, or heart warming. She accompanies herself with guitar and a mountain dulcimer which she plays in a unique style that is skillful without being flashy. ... She fills her most powerful songs with compelling, vivid natural images expressing her love of the northwest."


- Folkstuff, Cornell Folk Song Club


" Muller has the glowing talent of an artist who can connect her extraordinary heart with ordinary scenarios. Her phrases are poetic genius and her lyrics flow faultlessly... Muller’s mountain dulcimer and clear voice blend purely like the night sky and the stars."


- Heartsong Review


"Always a crowd pleaser, Heidi is gentle, kind and full of spirit... one of the finest vocalists we have ever hosted."

- Saturday Night in Marblehead


" The best of Heidi is in public where her concerts are a living room gathering of friends, stories and sings that mix the joy, sorrow, humor and hope of life in a manner that entertains, involves and raises spirits."

- Percy Hilo, Victory Review


"One of the best concerts of the year! Heidi is a very warm, enjoyable person, easy to work with."

- Julie Donnelly, Ozark House Concert Series


" Heidi Muller has one of the most pleasantly natural singing voices you’ll hear among contemporary songwriters... Giving Back overall is an invitingly warm disk from a disarming and mature songwriter."

- Dirty Linen


"One of the finest songwriters and performers in the contemporary folk field... a Northwest treasure."

- Chris Lunn, Victory Music