Andrew Gilbert

A Los Angeles native based in the Berkeley area since 1996, Andrew Gilbert covers jazz, international music and dance for KQED's California Report, The Mercury News, San Francisco Chronicle, Berkeleyside and other publications.

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Andrew Gilbert - December 4, 2023

The veteran player continues to tap into the unique variety that the Bay Area jazz scene has to offer.

Andrew Gilbert - December 4, 2023

The sought-after producer, composer, vocalist, and multi-instrumentalist performs as a special guest at Keys Jazz Bistro this week.

Andrew Gilbert - November 20, 2023

Glem has reunited with his longtime friend Gustavo Dudamel for a concerto that highlights Venezuela’s national instrument.

Andrew Gilbert - November 14, 2023

The Brazilian singer who has long been based in the Bay Area reunites with some of her musical compatriots.

Andrew Gilbert - October 23, 2023

The seasoned tenor player makes his Bay Area debut as a bandleader in one high-energy set after another.

Andrew Gilbert - October 10, 2023

You still hear the influence of the Great American Songbook, but younger vocalists are taking inspiration and material from other genres, too.

Andrew Gilbert - October 3, 2023

The eclectic, vibrant, and joyous festival was a testament to outgoing Artistic Director Tim Jackson’s 33 years of leadership.

Andrew Gilbert - September 6, 2023

Extravagantly talented pianists, from acknowledged masters to heralded new talent, are blooming everywhere in the Bay Area this month.

Andrew Gilbert - August 22, 2023

The master Brazilian composer waited decades for his moment, finally playing live in Berkeley 51 years after his debut album.

Andrew Gilbert - August 21, 2023

You’d never know the full extent of the music that’s been recorded in the San Francisco studio, but a new documentary examines it all.