Johnston, Phillip (John )
- Gary W. Kennedy
(b Chicago, Jan 22, 1955). American alto and soprano saxophonist, leader, and composer. He grew up in New York, where he studied piano and saxophone as a youngster, although he was not seriously devoted to music at that time. He later studied saxophone with Lenny Popkin and piano with Don Friedman. During the 1970s he lived alternately in San Francisco, where he worked briefly with ROVA and Eugene Chadbourne, and New York, where around ...