Nels Cline of Wilco Brings Improvisation Trio to Gainesville

Nels Cline, Gerald cleaver, Larry Ochs; Credit:© JILL STEINBERG

WUFT Morning Edition host, Glenn Richards, talks with guitarist/composer Nels Cline, probably best known as lead guitarist for Wilco.

They discuss his latest project, an improvisational collaboration with drummer Gerald Cleaver and saxophonist Larry Ochs. Their new album, ‘What Is To Be Done,’ was released earlier this year by Clean Feed Records. They also talk about Nels’ upcoming plans including a new Wilco album and tour and his impressions about working with Lady Gaga and Yoko Ono’s Plastic Ono Band.

Pulp Arts presents the Nels Cline, Larry Ochs, Gerald Cleaver trio will be performing a night of improvised music on Friday, April 12, 2019 at Heartwood Soundstage in downtown Gainesville (619 South Main St.).

About Glenn Richards

Glenn Richards is Operations Coordinator and local host for Morning Edition on WUFT-FM. His background includes 30+ years of radio in South Florida as an air personality, promotion director, and morning show producer (WSHE, WZTA, & WFLC). His previous education includes a Bachelor of Science in Communication from the University of Miami where he was also general manager of WVUM-FM. Upon his arrival in Gainesville in 2006 to pursue a telecommunication master’s degree at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, he worked as an air personality at WRUF-FM (both Rock104 and Country 103.7 The Gator). One of Glenn’s passions is local music. Since 1990, he has produced and hosted local music programs in both South Florida and Gainesville, playing demos and independent releases from unsigned artists, many of whom went on to national prominence including: Marilyn Manson, Sister Hazel, For Squirrels, Matchbox 20, Saigon Kick, Mary Karlzen, Nil Lara, Hundred Waters, and more.

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