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 - January 23, 2023

Memorial concerts this month celebrate the lives of two Bay Area jazzmen.

Andrew Gilbert - January 9, 2023

Vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater heads up the latest configuration of this all-star band that looks to both jazz’s past and future.

Andrew Gilbert - December 19, 2022

The guitar genius is still pushing himself and others after five decades in the limelight. Here’s an introduction to his voluminous discography.

Andrew Gilbert - December 12, 2022

Neither Ernie Andrews nor Barbara Morrison ever signed with a major label, but they were legendary vocalists to those in the know.

Andrew Gilbert - November 28, 2022

The expert singer who helped build up the Austin music scene before relocating to the Bay Area returns with her first album in 17 years.

Andrew Gilbert - November 21, 2022

Vocalist Kenny Washington settles into a four-night run at the Bay Area’s newest jazz venue.

Andrew Gilbert - November 8, 2022

The Berkeley jazz pianist introduces her new quintet in a beguiling evening at SFJAZZ.

Andrew Gilbert - October 24, 2022

The storied ensemble-in-residence that’s always inviting new players into the fold debuts this week in its latest configuration.

Andrew Gilbert - October 16, 2022

One of the surest signs that the community is finding its footing again is the opening of a new club, Simon Rowe’s Keys Jazz Bistro.

Andrew Gilbert - September 27, 2022

The lineup for the 65th edition of jazz’s premier weekend is liberating and represents many interesting directions.