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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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November 17, 2014
Early 2015 will bring a new album and a North American tour from the Punch Brothers, who just released a new song from the as-yet-untitled album.
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October 31, 2014
Peghead Nation celebrated its first two months with a night of music and fun in Fairfax, California.
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October 04, 2014
Images from the annual roots music pilgrimage to Golden Gate Park.
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September 23, 2014
Two masters celebrate "Bass and Mandolin" with amazing chops, big ears, and good humor.
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September 18, 2014
The roots music world came together in Nashville to celebrate the past year and honor their own.
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September 08, 2014
The New Orleans native celebrates 50 years of writing with new recordings of some of his best songs.
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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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