Drummer Talk

Meet the drummers of Prince (from MusicRadar)

Prince is quite the enigmatic artist with a sometimes an even more enigmatic backing band.

You may only remember the Purple Rain era band, The Revolution, but he’s had a number of supporting cast members – including a number of A-list drummers. Some of the most notable include John Blackwell Jr and Sheila E! Music Radar checks them all out.

Hannah Ford is Prince’s latest drummer, part of his all-female 3rdEyeGirl backing band. She was just 22 when she caught Prince’s eye through her YouTube videos.

Of working with the Purple One, Hannah reveals: “Prince is an incredible bandleader,” says Hannah. “He’s a phenomenal teacher and arranger and performer and he’s really serious about what he does and so are we, so he’s amazing at lifting everybody up and making sure that we’re all on our game.

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