In 2011, Rolling Stone named Nels Cline one of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time. Nathan West /Blue Note Records hide caption

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Guitarist Nels Cline On 'Lovers,' An Album 25 Years In The Making

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Nels Cline And Julian Lage On Mountain Stage

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Art As Conversation: Three New Collaborative Albums

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Nels Cline On World Cafe

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Jenny Scheinman's Mischief And Mayhem: Live At The Village Vanguard

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Strips On Sound: Artist Ed Ruscha Inspires Nels Cline

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Nels Cline Singers In Studio On Piano Jazz 7/9/10

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Audio Only: Nels Cline Singers' Tiny Desk Concert

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