Shane Hardiman Trio

12-3:30p.m. Session

Pianist Shane Hardiman has been performing in Vermont for over two Decades. He is the founding member of Vermont’s own Indomitable Soul Band which recently released a critically acclaimed album and is currently touring nationally. He has also maintained a weekly Thursday night Jazz Trio gig at Burlington’s Radio Bean since 2003 where he has consistently showcased the area’s finest musicians as well as nationally renowned artists. Shane’s adventurous spirit of improvisation, combined with a rich harmonic palette and his personal way of blending contemporary and traditional influences continues to draw new and old audiences back time and time again. Whether it’s hard driving straight ahead swing, Latin rhythms, or the subtlety of his beautiful ballad renditions…The Shane Hardiman Trio is an engaging group, full of intensity and ready to satisfy the most discerning listeners while remaining accessible to all.

Trio Gusto & Mike Martin

6-9:30p.m. Session

Suave, swinging Trio Gusto & Mike Martin play jazz standards, gypsy swing, and French lounge music. Their repertoire ranges from Cole Porter to Louis Armstrong, from Edith Piaf to Tom Waits. They have performed for Vermont Public Radio, Discover Jazz, First Night Burlington and other regional festivals and events.