NELS CLINE

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Nels Cline (born January 4, 1956 in Los Angeles) is an American guitarist and composer. He first came to prominence in the 1980s playing jazz, often in collaboration with his identical twin brother Alex Cline, a drummer. Since then, Nels has worked with a wide range of musicians in punk and alternative rock, notably Mike Watt, Thurston Moore and Wilco (the latter as a full-time member since 2004). He also leads the groups the Nels Cline Singers and Nels Cline Trio. Cline was named the 82nd greatest guitarist of all time by Rolling Stone magazine in November 2011, and the 43rd greatest guitarist of all time by Spin magazine in May 2012.

Cline began to play guitar at age 12 when his twin brother, Alex Cline took up the drums. The pair developed musically together, playing in a youth rock band they dubbed "Homogenized Goo" and both graduated from University
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Blue Note 2018
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Blue Note 2016
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Atavistic Records 2001
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NELS CLINE Discography

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NELS CLINE Quartet Music album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Quartet Music
Jazz Related Rock 1981
NELS CLINE Nels Cline & Eric Von Essen : Elegies album cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
Nels Cline & Eric Von Essen : Elegies
Jazz Related Rock 1981
NELS CLINE Angelica album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Angelica
Jazz Related Rock 1988
NELS CLINE Silencer album cover 5.00 | 1 ratings
Silencer
Jazz Related Rock 1992
NELS CLINE Ground album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ground
Jazz Related Rock 1995
NELS CLINE Chest album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Chest
Jazz Related Rock 1996
NELS CLINE Nels Cline / Thurston Moore ‎: Pillow Wand album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Nels Cline / Thurston Moore ‎: Pillow Wand
Jazz Related Rock 1997
NELS CLINE Nels Cline + Devin Sarno ‎: Rise Pumpkin Rise album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Nels Cline + Devin Sarno ‎: Rise Pumpkin Rise
Jazz Related Rock 1997
NELS CLINE Nels Cline + Devin Sarno ‎: Edible Flowers album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Nels Cline + Devin Sarno ‎: Edible Flowers
Jazz Related Rock 1998
NELS CLINE Sad album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sad
Jazz Related Rock 1998
NELS CLINE The Inkling album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Inkling
Jazz Related Rock 2000
NELS CLINE Destroy All Nels Cline album cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
Destroy All Nels Cline
Jazz Related Rock 2000
NELS CLINE The Nels Cline Singers ‎: Instrumentals album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Nels Cline Singers ‎: Instrumentals
Jazz Related Rock 2002
NELS CLINE Ash and Tabula album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ash and Tabula
Jazz Related Rock 2004
NELS CLINE The Nels Cline Singers : The Giant Pin album cover 4.50 | 1 ratings
The Nels Cline Singers : The Giant Pin
Jazz Related Rock 2004
NELS CLINE Nels Cline & Devin Sarno : Buried On Bunker Hill album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Nels Cline & Devin Sarno : Buried On Bunker Hill
Jazz Related Rock 2004
NELS CLINE Nels Cline, Wally Shoup, Chris Corsano : Immolation / Immersion album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Nels Cline, Wally Shoup, Chris Corsano : Immolation / Immersion
Jazz Related Rock 2005
NELS CLINE New Monastery: A View into the Music of Andrew Hill album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
New Monastery: A View into the Music of Andrew Hill
Jazz Related Rock 2006
NELS CLINE The Nels Cline Singers : Draw Breath album cover 4.00 | 2 ratings
The Nels Cline Singers : Draw Breath
Jazz Related Rock 2007
NELS CLINE Nels Cline / Elliott Sharp ‎: Duo Milano album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Nels Cline / Elliott Sharp ‎: Duo Milano
Jazz Related Rock 2007
NELS CLINE Nels Cline + G.E. Stinson ‎: Elevating Device album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Nels Cline + G.E. Stinson ‎: Elevating Device
Jazz Related Rock 2009
NELS CLINE Coward album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Coward
Jazz Related Rock 2009
NELS CLINE Continuation album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Continuation
Jazz Related Rock 2009
NELS CLINE The Nels Cline Singers ‎: Initiate album cover 4.50 | 1 ratings
The Nels Cline Singers ‎: Initiate
Jazz Related Rock 2010
NELS CLINE Dirty Baby album cover 4.50 | 1 ratings
Dirty Baby
Jazz Related Rock 2010
NELS CLINE Nels Cline / Elliott Sharp : Open The Door album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Nels Cline / Elliott Sharp : Open The Door
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2012
NELS CLINE Nels Cline / Henry Kaiser / Jim Thomas  / Weasel Walter / Allen Whitman ‎: Jazz Free album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Nels Cline / Henry Kaiser / Jim Thomas / Weasel Walter / Allen Whitman ‎: Jazz Free
Jazz Related Rock 2012
NELS CLINE Macroscope album cover 3.50 | 2 ratings
Macroscope
Eclectic Fusion 2014
NELS CLINE Nels Cline / Julian Lage : Room album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Nels Cline / Julian Lage : Room
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 2014
NELS CLINE Lovers album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Lovers
Pop/Art Song/Folk 2016
NELS CLINE Currents, Constellations album cover 4.25 | 2 ratings
Currents, Constellations
Fusion 2018

NELS CLINE EPs & splits

NELS CLINE Nels Cline / Shirley Horn : In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Nels Cline / Shirley Horn : In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning
Vocal Jazz 2017

NELS CLINE live albums

NELS CLINE Interstellar Space Revisited : The Music Of John Coltrane album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Interstellar Space Revisited : The Music Of John Coltrane
Jazz Related Rock 1999
NELS CLINE Nels Cline / Vinny Golia : The Entire Time album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Nels Cline / Vinny Golia : The Entire Time
Jazz Related Rock 2004
NELS CLINE Nels Cline, Chris Corsano, Carlos Giffoni ‎: Graduation album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Nels Cline, Chris Corsano, Carlos Giffoni ‎: Graduation
Jazz Related Rock 2004
NELS CLINE Nels Cline + Jeremy Drake : Banning + Center album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Nels Cline + Jeremy Drake : Banning + Center
Jazz Related Rock 2005
NELS CLINE Nels Cline, Andrea Parkins, Tom Rainey ‎: Downpour album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Nels Cline, Andrea Parkins, Tom Rainey ‎: Downpour
Jazz Related Rock 2007
NELS CLINE Nels Cline / Wally Shoup / Greg Campbell : Suite: Bittersweet album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Nels Cline / Wally Shoup / Greg Campbell : Suite: Bittersweet
Jazz Related Rock 2007
NELS CLINE Cline • Giffoni • Licht  • Ranaldo : Nothing Makes Any Sense album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Cline • Giffoni • Licht • Ranaldo : Nothing Makes Any Sense
Jazz Related Rock 2007

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