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DAN GABEL

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DanDan Gabel is Co-Founder and President 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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May 28, 2020
Peghead Nation’s Chord Melody Mandolin instructor plays an improvisation on a jazz standard.
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May 21, 2020
Adam Roszkiewicz and Leif Karlstrom play one of their original compositions from their first album.
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May 18, 2020
Peghead Nation banjo instructor Danny Barnes plays and sings one of his original songs, with Scott Nygaard on guitar.
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May 06, 2020
Peghead Nation mandolin instructor plays a beautiful tune he recently wrote for the “Top Shelf Sheffield” video series.
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April 29, 2020
Two revealers of harmonic tone play a bluegrass classic.
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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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May 21, 2020
An artful short film of Josh Lutrell going through the finishing process on a custom A-style Ellis Mandolin, shot on a RED Gemini 5K camera.




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