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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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April 03, 2019
Peghead Nation’s Clawhammer Banjo teacher plays a banjo and fiddle version of an old-time favorite with the fiddler and multi-instrumentalist from the folk duo Paper Wings.
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April 02, 2019
Peghead Nation’s Roots of Jazz Guitar instructor plays a solo version of the great Eddie Lang showpiece.
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March 22, 2019
Bruce Molsky, Stash Wyslouch and Allison de Groot play a traditional fiddle tune live at the Peghead Nation table at Wintergrass.
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March 16, 2019
Our Irish Fiddle instructor plays the popular four-part reel in the Peghead Nation studio.
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March 14, 2019
Peghead Nation clawhammer guitar instructor plays an American folk classic.
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April 08, 2019
Mike Compton's annual traditional music camp announces its lineup of mandolin, guitar, fiddle, banjo, and vocal instructors.
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April 01, 2019
Peghead Nation’s jazz guitar instructor hosts a workshop and celebration of hot jazz, 1930s swing, Western and Hawaiian swing, and much more.
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January 30, 2019
Seattle's annual roots gathering happens February 21 - 24 and will feature Peghead Nation instructors Bruce Molsky and Marcy Marxer as part of an all-star lineup.
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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 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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Apr 10, 2019
Scott Ainslie plays a Lonnie Johnson tune on a beautiful maple jumbo guitar from Froggy Bottom.




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