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Nels Cline (born in Los Angeles in 1956) is an American guitarist and composer. Currently he is the lead guitarist of the rock band Wilco. Nels began to play guitar at age 12 when his twin brother, Alex Cline took up the drums. Cline is not classically trained. This gives him a unique avant-garde style that many other jazz guitarists fail to match, due to their probable conventional training. He is noted for his apt use of…

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  • very talented, to say the least, and to think there was once a music teacher who tried to quit him playing..
  • Where to start with his solo stuff? Something like Impossible Germany and his Stuff with Mike Watt,Geraldine Fibbers and Lee Ranaldo would be preferred.
  • nelly nel nel
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jzn0KOLrarw
  • Really knows how to use effects.. . (Y)
  • @restinagony & @JohnnyCanuck: Cline didn't ruin Wilco & vice versa. He just loves playing different kinds of music. So hard to understand? Do you listen to just one kind of music (I'll check that out,later :-) No Borders! Greetings from Germany, micha
  • Nels Cline is a wizard.
  • Whoever thinks that he ruined Wilco needs a reality check, because Wilco ruined Cline.
  • Heavy metal jazz.
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