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 - May 24, 2021

A wide-angle introduction to the deeply expressive pianist.

Andrew Gilbert - May 11, 2021

A San Francisco jazz vocalist takes a deep dive into the Nigerian superstar’s songbook.

Andrew Gilbert - April 26, 2021

Briget Boyle and her cohort celebrate Bay Area queer musicians on Wax Collective Vol. 1. The album drops May 7.

Andrew Gilbert - April 19, 2021

The visionary jazz pianist offers an abundance of musical riches. Here’s our guide to a few outstanding gems.

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.