Jason Gibbs

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Jason Gibbs (1960) is a musicologist, composer and bassoonist.
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He was born in Tennessee, studied at William & Mary and at the University of Pittsburgh, and lives in San Francisco. He has visited Vietnam at least nine times, starting in 1993, and has written extensively and expertly about Vietnamese music. One of his compositions for voice and piano, "Tổng biệt" (2000), uses text by poet Tản Đà. He also wrote about Tản Đà in "Tan Da: Vietnam's First Modern Poet."

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Jason Gibbs' Essays on Vietnamese Music

Jason Gibbs online