Jon Gibson, Minimalist Saxophonist and Composer, Dies at 80
Best known for his long association with Philip Glass, Mr. Gibson also worked with Steve Reich, Terry Riley and La Monte Young as well as performing his own music.
Jon Gibson, a saxophonist and composer who played a foundational role in Minimalist music, died on Oct. 11 in Springfield, Mass. He was 80. The cause was complications of a brain tumor, said his son, Jeremy Gibson, a musician with whom he frequently collaborated.
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