In 1993, Dave Willey's seven-month-old orange tabby killed a squirrel -- a big, black one with pointy ears. The incident provided inspiration for "The Cat Song" and further motivated Willey to flesh out ideas he had gathered while busking across the Eastern Bloc. Almost a decade later, the Boulder-based multi-instrumentalist (and ex-member of Baldo Rex, Big Foot Torso and the Denver Gentlemen) is still cooking up the wildest-tasting stews imaginable: blends of accordion-driven Slavic folk music, jazz, prog rock, modern classical, improv, country-western, klezmer, zydeco, techno and beyond. Led by Willey and trombonist-keyboard player Jon Stubbs, the frisky, Front Range... More >>>