He’s now coming to Baden-Baden: "The most influential jazz musician of the last twenty years" (New York Times) with his Trio. What do soprano Renée Fleming and saxophonist Wayne Shorter have in common? They are two of the very diverse artistic personalities who have performed with jazz pianist Brad Mehldau. Mehldau is one of the great figures of the American music scene. He embodies the nation’s eclecticism, which takes the best of everything and creates something of its own: jazz forms the basis, and is joined by pop and European Romantic music.