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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 12, 2018
Peghead Nation fiddle instructor plays the Bill Monroe favorite.
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April 05, 2018
Peghead Nation old-time banjo and fiddle teacher plays an old-time favorite with the fiddler, singer, and songwriter from the band Lula Wiles.
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March 29, 2018
Peghead Nation mandolin and guitar instructors play a tune that Bill Monroe wrote and named after one of his favorite guitarists, Doc Watson.
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March 16, 2018
Peghead Nation Clawhammer Banjo instructor plays a great old-time tune.
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March 07, 2018
Flatpicking master Kenny Smith plays one of his original tunes with Peghead Nation banjo and mandolin instructors, along with bassist Max Schwartz and fiddler Nate Lee.
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April 08, 2015
Trailer released for "Revival: The Sam Bush Story," which will premiere April 21 at the Nashville Film Festival.
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March 26, 2015
The guitarist leaves behind a musical legacy that includes ground-breaking solo work, iconic recordings with Bert Jansch and Pentangle, and a legion of fingerstylists that he influenced.
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March 24, 2015
The influential mandolinist turned 70 this month, and folks are celebrating.
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February 25, 2015
Peghead Nation mandolin instructor and Della Mae guitarist and songwriter to be featured on Concert Window's Bluegrass Roundup online festival on Friday, February 27.
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January 29, 2015
Listen to "The Other Side of the Mountain" from Jorma Kaukonen's forthcoming album "Ain't In No Hurry," which will be released February 17.
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January 12, 2015
With the new song, "Brush My Teeth with Coca-Cola," Tim O'Brien launches his Short Order Sessions label.
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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 18, 2018
The songwriter, guitarist, and singer in the official video for an original song from her album “Rise.”




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