R.I.P. Minimalist Composer Jon Gibson

R.I.P. Minimalist Composer Jon Gibson
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Jon Gibson, a beloved minimalist composer and founding member of the Philip Glass Ensemble, has died. Gibson passed away due to unspecified health problems. He was 80 years old.

In addition to his work with Glass, Gibson also performed with Terry Riley and Steve Reich. He also released a handful of solo albums, beginning with Visitations in 1973 and concluding with Relative Calm in 2016.

A compilation of archival recordings called Songs & Melodies: 1973-1977 was released earlier this year by Superior Viaduct.

News of Gibson's death was announced by Glass on social media. Read his posts below.