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DAN GABEL

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DanDan Gabel is Co-Founder and Executive Producer of Peghead Nation. He has over 18 years experience in media and publishing and served in various business and editorial leadership roles at Acoustic Guitar and Strings magazines, including Group Publisher and Editorial Director. He is an avid guitarist and mandolinist who plays, performs, and writes songs with the San Francisco Bay Area roots band Minus Mary (www.MinusMary.com).

 


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May 18, 2016
On an oddly damp drive around San Francisco, Guy Clark shared a few thoughts about building guitars, filming “Heartworn Highways,” and his dislike of festivals.
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December 05, 2018
A performance from a Peghead-packed band of Bill Evans, Sharon Gilchrist, Chad Manning, John Reischman, and Jim Nunally.
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November 14, 2018
A performance from Bill Evans, Chris Coole, and Ned Luberecki, with a Peghead-packed band of Sharon Gilchrist, Chad Manning, John Reischman, and Jim Nunally.
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October 30, 2018
Peghead Nation mandolin instructor plays an original tune with his band at the IBMA World of Bluegrass festival.
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October 04, 2018
Peghead Nation mandolin instructor plays a traditional favorite with his band at the IBMA World of Bluegrass festival.
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September 19, 2018
Peghead Nation fiddle and banjo instructor plays and sings a great traditional song with his trio.
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October 04, 2018
Peghead Nation instructors Bruce Molsky, Joe K. Walsh, and Bill Evans are part of the lineup of teachers for this inspiring weekend on the shore of Lake Michigan.
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August 29, 2018
Our Beginning Mandolin and Intermediate Bluegrass Mandolin instructor played a few tunes and answered questions from her students on Facebook Live, and here's the whole video.
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August 18, 2018
Our Beginning Mandolin and Intermediate Bluegrass Mandolin instructor will play a few tunes and take questions from her students live on Facebook, Friday, August 24 at 1pm. Join us!
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July 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.
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June 01, 2018
The roots music iconoclast reveals his systematic approach to the banjo, with one-of-a-kind insights on improvisation, tone, rhythm, and more. Sign up for updates here.
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May 02, 2018
Learn how to use the traditional clawhammer style of old-time banjo on the guitar. Join Steve now!
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July 28, 2014
Peghead Nation executive producer Dan Gabel demos his 2007 Collings mandolin
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July 06, 2017
Marla Fibish demonstrates the family heirloom that has been a central part of her musical voice for over 30 years.
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August 15, 2016
A great value in an A-style mandolin from Saga Music, with solid woods and vintage-style appointments.
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September 12, 2016
A custom F-style mandolin built by Austin Clark using traditional methods.
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Dec 13, 2018
The blues guitarist and songwriter discusses and plays his Preston Thompson during a stop in Seattle, Washington.




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