Wikipedia : This day (August 23, 1970), in Jacksonville, Florida, is born Brad Mehldau, an American jazz pianist.
Brad Mehldau : Mehldau’s most consistent output over the years has taken place in the trio format. Starting in 1996, his group released a series of five records on Warner Bros. entitled The Art of the Trio (recently re-packaged and re-released as a box set by Nonesuch in late 2011).
@allmusic : He is one of the more absorbing and thoughtful practitioners within that idiom, and he is receptive to the idea of using material from the rock era
@last.fm : Mehldau plays original compositions and jazz standards, as well as interpretations of non-jazz songs by The Beatles, Nick Drake, Radiohead and Soundgarden, for example. He has also contributed to movie soundtracks, including Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997), Eyes Wide Shut (1999), Space Cowboys (2000), The Million Dollar Hotel (2000).