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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

Feature Article
March 21, 2020

An appreciation for the brilliant jazz pianist and his special relationship with greater San Francisco.

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Feature Article
March 16, 2020

The beloved jazz musician, comedian, and raconteur was a mainstay of Bay Area cultural life for half a century.

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Feature Article
March 7, 2020

The noted Irish siblings and their extended musical family gear up for St. Patrick’s Day celebrations around the Bay.

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Jazz Review
March 3, 2020

The Cuban pianist brings perfect playmates to Yoshi’s for his ever-evolving musical vision.

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Feature Article
February 18, 2020

The ensemble of jazz all-stars brings its post-bop magic to California.

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Jazz Review
February 18, 2020

The Spanish pianist debuts his new album at Red Poppy Art House.

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Feature Article
February 17, 2020

Bunnett’s all-female Afro-Cuban jazz group plays multiple gigs around the Bay Area this season.

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Jazz Review
February 11, 2020

The jazz singer demonstrates her skill at excavating hidden depths in her material, and she does it all with swing and panache.

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Jazz Review
February 4, 2020

He’s only 21, but the New York–based jazz pianist showed serious artistry in a set at the Black Cat.

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Feature Article
January 27, 2020

The master fiddler has been spearheading a global revival in traditional Scottish music for decades from the Sierra foothills.

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Chamber Music Review
January 27, 2020

Bach has the strongest pulse in this curiously quiet concert of mostly new works.

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Jazz Review
January 21, 2020

The quartet’s unique sonic palette proves perfect for reinterpreting jazz classics from the great American composer.

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Feature Article
January 19, 2020

The legendary jazz pianist makes a rare West-Coast appearance at San Francisco’s Black Cat starting Jan. 23.

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Feature Article
December 26, 2019

The adventurous pianist has fresh ideas for programming SF Performances’ KDFC Salon Series.

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Dance Review
December 3, 2019

A packed evening at Fort Mason’s Cowell Theater highlights old masters and young dancers alike.

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Jazz Review
November 19, 2019

The brilliant vocalist channels the best of the past while keeping her focus resolutely on the future.

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Jazz Review
November 12, 2019

The band of jazz virtuosos goes full tilt on a wide-ranging set that brings out the best in each player.

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Feature Article
November 8, 2019

The jazz saxophonist reimagines his rich musical heritage.

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Jazz Review
October 29, 2019

The ECM celebration at SFJAZZ sizzled with Grenadier and a set by Wadada Leo Smith and his quartet.

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Feature Article
October 20, 2019

An SFJAZZ series celebrates the groundbreaking German record label as it turns 50.

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