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 - September 27, 2022

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

Andrew Gilbert - September 20, 2022

The enterprising ensemble partners with local and international choro musicians for another revelatory program.

Andrew Gilbert - August 29, 2022

The venerable lyricist is in a new creative chapter, continuing the work he had always done in collaboration with his late wife Marilyn.

Andrew Gilbert - August 16, 2022

We root out the best of an enormous fest that played out over three days on a dozen stages.

Andrew Gilbert - August 1, 2022

The legendary player brought a top-notch quartet to the Healdsburg venue, a preview of sorts for the Bay Area jazz season.

Andrew Gilbert - July 25, 2022

Bassist Giulio Cetto was a vital presence on the Bay Area jazz scene before an accident struck, but he rallied with the help of the community.

Andrew Gilbert - July 18, 2022

The Berkeley native, joined by singer Sami Stevens, shares a remarkable set in this small venue.

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.