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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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July 29, 2020
Two Peghead Nation fiddle instructors play an old-time favorite during the Green Mountain Bluegrass and Roots Festival.
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July 22, 2020
Peghead Nation instructors play a mandolin and guitar version of the jam-session favorite.
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July 17, 2020
Peghead Nation’s Clawhammer Banjo teacher plays and sings an old-time song from North Carolina fiddler Frank Blevins.
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July 09, 2020
A beautiful performance of the bluegrass classic from the string trio, Harmonic Tone Revealers.
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July 02, 2020
Peghead Nation mandolin and guitar instructors play a David Grisman and Jerry Garcia tune.
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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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Jul 31, 2020
Zak Hobbs teaches simple open string scales for Lowden's Lockdown Lessons.




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