Mike is an innovative musician, bass guitarist, producer, composer, singer, song writer and electric bass/guitar instructor currently residing in New York City.
Born in Huntington Long Island, he started his career singing and playing bass for Rock and Blues Rock bands on the Island. Burned out on Long Island and tired of making no money in New York City Mike moved to Richmond Virginia after encouragement from a high school friend who’d moved there for college. Mike took 3 of his NYC band mates with him and settled in the Fan District of Richmond, the Brooklyn Heights of the Mid-Atlantic. The newly relocated band soon became regulars on the RVA club scene and the “White Chitin Circuit” of North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia. After what can be considered a successful run of 5 years (they actually made money) Mike was asked to audition for the bass spot in the pop rock band "Single Bullet Theory". Mike passed the audition and soon after the band signed a major label deal with Nat Weiss’s Nemporer Records. The band’s first release included three of Mike’s original compositions. The Bullets toured regularly in North America and Canada until the band broke up over disputes with the label.
Mike continued to perform with various groups throughout the Mid- Atlantic, most notably his pals The Bopcats. While with the Bopcats, Mike forged his long standing friendship with guitarist and vintage pick-up designer Lindy Fralin. After the Bopcats Mike toured the Mid-Atlantic and Europe with various artists before moving to NYC full time in early 2014.
Since moving to NYC Mike has performed and recorded with Rock artists, Blues artists, Country/Swing artists and singer song-writers. Continuing to hold true to his blues rock upbringing you’ll most likely find him jamming or subbing on bass with the house band Monday nights at The Red Lion in Greenwich Village. “Big Ed’s World Famous Blues Jam” the longest continuously running jam in the city.
End of August /September 2017 Mike returned to Europe for a short tour (and a well needed rest from NYC) in France and Germany. A special moment along the way was teaming up with long time friends The Liane Edwards Band to do a special concert in Vesoul France for Catherine Fournier (RIP Miss America). Before coming back to the states Mike was in Hamburg for three days playing bass on Oliver Steinwede's soon to be released debut CD.
Mike’s current pursuit is his Indie Rock band “Too Many Lauras”. TMLs just completed their first CD so look for gigs and tours from this exciting new song driven eclectic grouping of musicians.
Now available for studio sessions, touring, live shows and private lessons. Mike is a multi-published songwriter and is affiliated with BMI in North America and Sacem and Gema in Europe.
"I LOVE PLAYING WITH MIKE!!! HE'S ONE OF THE BEST!!" ~ Big Ed Sullivan - NYC's Boss of the Blues, New York Blues Hall of Fame
"Sharing the stage with Mike is always a pleasure. He brings his experience and energy every time." ~ Arthur Neilson - (Shemekia Copeland) New York Blues Hall of Fame
"With that mother %#@&#% we can do anything!!!" ~ Peter Nolan singer/songwriter "Too Many Lauras"
"I don't call him Michael anymore since I saw him live in action one night in Paris. What a groove, it was magic. His bass was Like a psychedelic rainbow. There is magic in the air... So now I call him Mr. Rainbow!" ~ Johnny Da Piedade - President Big Cactus Country Radio Network (Europe and Canada)
"Michael 'Kid' Muller is my 'GO TO' bassist. He never fails to deliver exciting and innovative parts to whatever he touches musically. I am honored to call him my friend musically and personally." ~ Sonny Hudson - New York Blues Hall of Fame
"Michael Muller has it all! Great rock solid time! Mike's approach and life force is very special and his gifted ability to make everyone feel good is a big part of what I love about working with him." ~ Michael Fox (Etta James)
"If you want that special groove, the one that tastefully mixes the perfect, laid back, solid bass line with expert melodic walking, Mike is the man you need. Class, taste and knowing what makes the music sound the best is what he is all about." ~ Liane Edwards - European Americana/Country Artist voted Best Country Americana Artist in France:
“Mike is the wildest bass player you ever can dream about. Good taste in music and wine is not given to just anyone. To know him is to love him!" ~ Marc Loison - Former Vice President and member Le Collectif des Radios Blues
Patient, Fun, Experienced
Technique, Chords to Melodies, Improvisation
Pop - Blues - Rock - R&B
Reliable and Prompt,
40 years of experience
Pop - Blues - Rock - R&B
Composer, Songwriter, Producer, Vocalist
Reliable, Innovative, Creative, Tight, In the pocket, Vocalist, Entertaining, Fun
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