Hansford 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, Biréli Lagrène, La Monte Young, David “Fuze” Fiuczynski, Gary Husband, and David Torn etc. Hansford plays Warwick bass guitars and amplifiers and has worked with them on the development of the first Just Intonation bass. He also endorses DR Strings, Lehle pedals, MXR pedals, Peterson tuners. He is a founding member of the band Gongzilla. He is currently working on a new project called Moment.