Bridgit Claire Mendler is an American actress, singer, and songwriter. Mendler has cited Bob Dylan as her biggest musical influence. Mendler said that the writing process isn't hard, because she was influenced by her own experiences. Mendler also said she didn't want to make commercial songs, but timeless songs. Mendler's vocal range spans 3.4 piano octaves. She's mezzo-soprano. She plays guitar, keyboard and keytar. Her music is generally pop and reggae fusion and has features of R&B, soul, funk, and hip hop soul.