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INSTRUMENTS & GEAR

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Jul 19, 2018
Peghead Nation fiddle instructor Chad Manning talks about his copy of a Giovanni Paolo Maggini violin, which was once believed to be authentic.


NEWS & EVENTS

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Jul 03, 2018
Start taking lessons now with the roots music iconoclast. Danny Barnes reveals his systematic approach to the banjo, with one-of-a-kind insights on improvisation, tone, rhythm, and more.


PEGHEAD PRATTLE

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Jul 16, 2018
One of the many tunes Bill Monroe wrote in his later years.


PLAYLIST

Listen to some Peghead favorites on Peghead Nation's Spotify playlist, including some songs featured in this month's lessons.


FEATURED VIDEOS

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Jul 18, 2018
The renowned guitarist plays a Shel Silverstein song on a Sobell banjola, with Amy Smith on harmony vocals.



PEGHEAD PARTNERS

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Jul 14, 2018
This short film pays homage to Bill Collings, who set out to raise the bar in our industry and impacted so many lives in the process.

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Jul 14, 2018
A look at the Martin guitar and string production facility in Navojoa, Mexico.