Hello and welcome to Hannah Ford's official website. Hannah has been called one of the most versatile young drummer/musicians in the country today crossing all genres and styles. In 2006 Hannah won the Louie Bellson Heritage Days Drum Competition (only girl to ever do so) and the "Outstanding Jazz Musician" award at the New Trier Jazz Festival in Chicago! In February of 2007 Hannah was once again recognized with an "Outstanding Musician" award at the annual "Jazz in the Meadows Festival" in Chicago. Closing out the year Hannah won the "Best Drummer/Musician" category in Suburban Nitelife Magazines's "Best of the Burbs" readers poll, an accomplishment she acheived again in 2008! In addition, Hannah was honored to be a guest clinician/performer at 2007 and 2010 Chicago Drum Shows.
Most recently the drummer and vocalist with Chicago-land fan-favorite "The Hannah Ford Band" Hannah's current performance projects include "Bellevue Suite" , PRINCE and her one-woman “Peace, Love & Drums” multi-media show. From the moment a show opens until its' close, audiences will feel the power and exhilaration of Hannah's assault on her drum kit. For, despite her wholesome, youthful appearance, the musical maturity and show(wo)manship she brings to the stage is well beyond her years. Here you can check out her upcoming shows, discography, and learn a little more about her.
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* Music for Hannah's Home page "Manteca" performed by Dizzy Gillespied