Tuxedo Junction is a 19-piece "Big Band" centered in the Spokane-Coeur d’Alene area.The band performs year-round for both public and private events. They play a wide range of music, including classic swing, Latin styles, waltzes, and more modern rock charts arranged for big band.
A long time favorite of First Night Spokane, Tuxedo Junction will have you dancing all night long.
Director, Craig Catlett not only directs the big band but is also a talented performer in his own right, laying down lyrical melodies on the clarinet and sax. He teaches private lessons and performs with many small groups in addition to the Craig Catlett Trio and the BoCatz
Lead Vocalist, Ruth has been entertaining in the Spokane/Coeur d’Alene area since her arrival here in 2002. She has an extensive performance background, which includes musical theatre, light opera, and jazz vocals. She specializes in music from the Big Band Era and the Great America Songbook