Best known as the lead guitarist of Wilco, Nels Cline is one of the most brilliant and adventurous guitarists playing today. Approximately Nels Cline showcases his astonishing depth and fearless experimental spirit. Not your usual formulaic music doc, it’s an enthralling exploration of creativity and the collaborative hard work of making music.
The film captures Cline in a variety of musical settings, moving between traditional and improvisational, acoustic and electric, gentle and crazed...featuring drummer Scott Amendola and bassist Devin Hoff of the Nels Cline Singers, plus guest musicians Carla Kihlstedt, Ron Miles, Yuka Honda, Ben Goldberg and Matthias Bossi.
From Academy Award® - winning director Steven Okazaki, Approximately Nels Cline is rich with both whimsical and soul-stirring music. Produced by Academy Award®-nominated producer/director Jason Cohen, Jeffrey Wood and Okazaki; cinematography by Academy Award®-nominee Dan Krauss.