Heidi Muller and Bob Webb’s Seeing Things CD features songs with a strong theme of place celebrating history, coffee, spring and snow, and the longing to return home. It is Heidi's sixth CD, and their first one together. Songs include nine of Heidi's originals with roots spread out from Seattle to New Jersey to West Virginia. There are also three instrumentals with mountain dulcimer, cello and guitar, and the Beatles cover tune, "I Will". For updates, see www.heidimuller.com.
Heidi Muller and Bob Webb perform original songs and traditional tunes featuring Heidi's crystalline vocals plus guitars, Appalachian dulcimers, mandolin and electric cello. Each was a performer and teacher for many years, Heidi in the Pacific Northwest and Bob in West Virginia, before meeting at a music conference and deciding to join forces. After living in Charleston, WV for a number of years, they now make their home in the Wallowa Mountains of Northeast Oregon.
Heidi Muller lived in Seattle for nearly 20 years before moving back East in 2000. Her song "Good Road" has been the theme of Dan Maher's Inland Folk radio show since 1989, heard weekly on Northwest Public Radio. She is an award-winning songwriter, guitarist and mountain dulcimer player who has performed for over 25 years throughout America. Her critically-acclaimed recordings, national radio airplay and headline appearances at events including the Kerrville Folk Festival, South Florida Folk Festival, Northwest Folklife, Kentucky Music Week and the Northeast Dulcimer Symposium have given her a firm and respected place in the national folk community. She has shared stages with Nanci Griffith, Tom Paxton, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Jean Ritchie, Bill Staines, the MacArthur Family and many others. Heidi is known for her clear alto voice, insightful lyrics, spirited dulcimer playing and her natural ability to connect warmly with her audiences. Dulcimer Players' News describes her as "one of the dulcimer community's best songwriters and performers",
Bob Webb is a consummate musician, having played cello and guitar since childhood. He has also played mandolin and mountain dulcimer for over 20 years. He was a founding member of the band Stark Raven which went on to become the house band for the syndicated public radio show Mountain Stage. In his years on the show, he accompanied musical stars Odetta, Tom Paxton, Shawn Colvin, and Arlo Guthrie, among others. Bob is a recording engineer, producer and film musician whose work appears on public radio documentaries including In Their Own Country, Kettle Bottom, and Passing It On: the Rebirth of Old-Time Music in Pocahontas County, WV. He has recorded dozens of CD projects for West Virginia’s finest musicians, produced two children's albums and published dulcimer and mandolin songbooks.