John Cipollina

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2014

    Nels Cline on why he fronts a jazz band in addition to playing for Wilco

    Guitarist wiz Nels Cline says he used to envy people who could stick to one genre, like musicians who'd say, "All I do is play swing, or all I do is play bluegrass, or all I do is play prepared guitar." But for Cline, due tonight at Dazzle, focusing on one style has never really been his bag. His fa ... More >>

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    June 24, 2010
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    July 10, 2008

    Nels Cline Has the Best Gig in America

    From Wilco to fronting his own band, this forward-thinking guitarist is happy about the shape he's in.

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2008

    Q&A With Nels Cline

    Except for Nels Cline occasionally singing through a tiny toy megaphone into his guitar pick-up, there aren’t any singers in the Nels Cline Singers. Rather the instrumental trio, which also features bassist Devin Hoff and drummer Scott Amendola have been traversing the lines of jazz, free improvis ... More >>

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    September 11, 2003

    The Evolutionary

    Charting the territory explored by John McLaughlin's guitar.

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    June 19, 1997

    The Missing Link

    Link Wray virtually invented modern-rock guitar. So why haven't you heard of him?