American bassist Hansford Rowe began his career in the clubs
of New York City. With French drummer Pierre Moerlen
he reformed the jazz-rock group Gong. PM's Gong had many guests
including icons like Mick Taylor &
Steve Winwood & Didier Lockwood.
International touring soon secured Hansford a place among
the world's leading bass players and work with Mike
Oldfield, Allan Holdsworth, John
Martyn, Bireli Lagrene,
La Monte Young, David "Fuze" Fiuczynski,
Gary Husband etc.
Hansford plays Warwick bass guitars and amplifiers and has
worked closely with them on the development of the first Just
Intonation bass. He also endorses DR Strings, Lehle pedals,
MXR pedals, Peterson tuners and Sommer cables and the Basswitch
IQ DI. He is a founding member of the band Gongzilla.
His most recent CD is a project called Moment
featuring Spanish guitarist Jordi Torrens.
Hansford is a member of the funkulty at Bootsy
Collin's Funk University. His current project
is a jazz power trio called HR3.