Brad Mehldau is an American jazz pianist and composer of jazz music. Plays the piano from an early age, jazz, appeared in twelve, when his comrades embarked boards of John Coltrane, Bud Powell, Thelonious Monk and Charlie Parker. These jazz musicians then became his long musical patterns. In his music very often cites Miles Davis, Larry Goldings, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Jesse Davis, David Sanchez, Oscar Peterson and other members of the trio. Mehldau also often plays a different tune each hand and uses unusual bars.