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.

Articles By This Author

Andrew Gilbert - April 5, 2021

Outstanding composers, performers, and producers are featured in 2021’s online celebration of Brazil’s sprightly, jazz-inflected chamber tradition.

Andrew Gilbert - March 29, 2021

The American Composer Forum’s in-house record label initiates a program to support recordings by Bay Area artists.

Andrew Gilbert - March 15, 2021

Tune in at 8:11 day or night to catch the jazz chanteuse’s livestreamed talk show on Facebook Live.

Andrew Gilbert - February 22, 2021

The intrepid Chicago jazz organization has informed and inspired generations of local artists. Our jazz critic hears from prominent Bay Area musicians about this lodestar of creative energy.

Andrew Gilbert - February 1, 2021

An appreciation of a Bay Area jazz stalwart and “the world’s most interesting man.”

Andrew Gilbert - January 12, 2021

The pandemic has taken a cruel toll on jazz artists and venues around the globe.

Andrew Gilbert - January 5, 2021

Meet Gunhild Carling, who’s world famous everywhere but at home. See her livestream on Jan. 7 from Piedmont Piano.

Andrew Gilbert - December 19, 2020

Flipping through the unused pages of the Great American Songbook, a duo mines gold.

Andrew Gilbert - December 1, 2020

The reissue of Elizabeth Pipin Silva’s jazz history shines light on the once-thriving Fillmore District music scene.

Andrew Gilbert - November 16, 2020

These award-winning Bay Area innovators are sculpting sound for hits on both the big screen and the home theater.