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Alex Cline

Born January 4, 1956, in Los Angeles, Alex Cline began playing the drums at age eleven, first in rock bands with his twin brother, guitarist Nels Cline, then, as his interests and experience expanded, in numerous musical situations. Alex's interest in a larger sonic vocabulary caused him to gather a large family of percussion instruments which he has been heard playing mainly in the “jazz” and “new Music”genres. After beginning a musical association with woodwind artist Jamil Shabaka in 1976 as Duo Infinity, Alex's musical activities began to flourish. In 1977 Alex became a member of Vinny Golia's group as well as the Julius Hemphill Trio (which toured Europe and recorded that year), he formed the electric improvisational trio Spiral, and began performnig solo percussion concerts.

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Albums

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For People In Sorrow
ITM Records
2013
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Continuation
Continuation
Cryptogramophone
2009
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Cloud Plate
Cloud Plate
Cryptogramophone
2005
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The Other Shore
ITM Records
2000
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Right Of Violet
ITM Records
1996
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The Lamp And The Star
ITM Records
1989
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Alphonse Mouzon Alphonse Mouzon
multi-instrumentalist
Cecil Taylor Cecil Taylor
piano
William Parker William Parker
bass, acoustic
Nels Cline Nels Cline
guitar, electric
Evan Parker Evan Parker
sax, tenor
Fred Anderson Fred Anderson
saxophone
Billy Cobham Billy Cobham
drums
Ken Vandermark Ken Vandermark
saxophone
Julius Hemphill Julius Hemphill
sax, alto

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