Nels Cline


Nels Cline was born in Los Angeles, California, United States on January 4th, 1956 and is the Guitarist. At the age of 68, Nels Cline biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

Date of Birth
January 4, 1956
United States
Place of Birth
Los Angeles, California, United States
68 years old
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Composer, Guitarist, Jazz Guitarist, Jazz Musician
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Nels Cline Life

Nels Courtney Cline (born January 4, 1956) is an American guitarist and composer.

He has been the guitarist for the band Wilco since 2004. In the 1980s he played jazz, often in collaboration with his twin brother Alex Cline, a percussionist.

He has worked with musicians in punk and alternative rock such as Mike Watt and Thurston Moore.

He leads the Nels Cline Singers, Nels Cline Trio, and the Nels Cline 4. Cline was named the 82nd greatest guitarist of all time by Rolling Stone magazine in November 2011.

Personal life

Cline is married to Yuka Honda of Cibo Matto. Their wedding was in Honda's hometown in Japan in November 2010. They met through Mike Watt when he assembled the group Floored by Four. Cline joined Honda as a guest guitarist in the Yoko Ono Plastic Ono band for their tour in 2010. Cline joined Honda and her band Cibo Matto at the 2015 Solid Sound Festival.


Nels Cline Career


Cline began playing guitar at the age of 12, when his twin brother Alex Cline started playing drums. The brothers developed musically, playing in Homogenized Goo, a rock band. Both students graduated from University High School. Jimi Hendrix' appearance on "Manic Depression" was cited as a turning point in his decision to become a guitarist, according to Cline.

Cline has appeared on more than 150 albums in jazz, pop, rock, country, and experimental music. In a cover story by Guitar Player magazine about his relationship with the rock band Wilco, he was profiled.