Hannah Ford is a 19-year old Chicago-based drummer who has been called one of the best up-and-coming young drummers in the country. In 2006 Hannah won the Louie Bellson Heritage Days Drum Competition (the 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 achieved again in 2008. Over the past few years shes performed in the Chicago area with the criticallyacclaimed local fan-favorite, Universal Slim and the Blues Kangaroos while her current performance projects include The Hannah Ford Band (Rock Power Trio), Pandorum (Fusion Power Trio) and her one-woman Peace, Love & Drums multi-media show.