Just because L. J. requested it, here goes (if I'm out of line posting this, someone let me know please)--
Unfortunately we no longer have a functional website for the Michael Hardin Band. I can personally be contacted at email@example.com for business purposes. As for upcoming shows, I can offer the following:
On Wednesday, June 6th, at 7 pm, we will be playing a one-hour set on the marketplace in front of City Hall, featuring mostly my own tunes. The band: Paul Brana on trumpet, Will Oncken on alto, Chris Barosky on bass and myself are all members of the All-State Jazz Ensemble (though Will missed the concert Friday night) and Chris Markley on drums was the first alternate for same. Dom McCann is a great trombonist from South Burlington and is rounding out the group, subbing for tenor saxophonist Ted Crosby (yet another All-State member, featured heavily on Friday).
Thursday, July 12th, we're playing at the Black Door in Montpelier in the evening.
Friday, July 20th, at 7 pm at South Burlington High School will be the culminating concert for a big band I'm assembling entirely out of young Vermont jazz musicians, nobody over the age of 20. We'll be playing a lot of progressive big band charts including a few of my own. It's something I've wanted to do for a long time now, and I'm really excited to compile that much talent into one powerhouse band. If you liked hearing the All-State Jazz Band and want to hear its past and present members stretch out a little more...