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 - June 20, 2022

The pandemic accelerated a trend that had been brewing for some time: Many major players are now based on the West Coast.

Andrew Gilbert - June 11, 2022

The hip take on a famous Greek myth plays as a parable for our times.

Andrew Gilbert - May 23, 2022

An all-star roster of artists with new releases on the adventurous label takes the stage at the Freight & Salvage on June 2.

Andrew Gilbert - May 23, 2022

The superlative singer plows a rich furrow with pianist Taylor Eigsti, bassist Ben Williams, and drummer Malachi Whitson.

Andrew Gilbert - May 2, 2022

Ravi Coltrane and his crack band bring the audience to its feet with sparkling renditions of music composed by his legendary parents.

Andrew Gilbert - April 17, 2022

One of the latest big players to move out West, drummer Gerald Cleaver, has Wolff composing for sextet again.

Andrew Gilbert - April 4, 2022

Dianne Reeves presides over a spectacular concert honoring a who’s who of jazz artists.


Andrew Gilbert - March 21, 2022

The mercurial saxophonist reveals his poetic side in his latest run of gigs at SFJAZZ Center.

Andrew Gilbert - March 21, 2022

Clarinet virtuoso Anat Cohen has a run of gigs in California this month, culminating in a residency at SFJAZZ with her expansive Tentet.

Andrew Gilbert - March 7, 2022

The veteran saxophonist and his supple band play a deeply satisfying set at the enduring S.F. jazz supper club.