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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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July 12, 2017
Peghead Nation mandolin instructor Mike Compton plays this iconic song with the original band that gave “O Brother, Where Art Thou” its authentic sound.
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June 28, 2017
Peghead Nation fiddle instructor plays a Charlie Monroe song with his old-time trio at the Father's Day Festival in Grass Valley, California.
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June 15, 2017
Peghead Nation mandolin and guitar instructors play a blues standard with Matt Flinner’s talented trio.
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May 19, 2017
Tristan Scroggins and Alisa Rose play “Grana,” the title song from their new album of violin and mandolin duets exploring bluegrass and classical improvisation.
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May 11, 2017
Peghead Nation instructors play a mandolin and guitar version of the jam-session favorite.
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October 26, 2016
Seattle-based Expertise.com names Peghead Nation among the 18 top guitar-teaching resources in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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October 20, 2016
Learn to play Irish Fiddle with Dale Russ in our newest Peghead Nation course.
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October 04, 2016
Join us for hands-on instruction with Tony McManus, Scott Nygaard, Joe K. Walsh, Courtney Hartman, Matt Munisteri, Eric Skye, and Mark Goldenberg at the Fretboard Summit.
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September 23, 2016
Peghead Nation is sponsoring the Workshop Stage at this year's IBMA business conference, awards show, and festival. See the lineup here.
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September 07, 2016
Dale Russ is joining the Peghead Nation staff to teach Irish Fiddle beginning in mid-September.
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September 01, 2016
Peghead Nation's Teja Gerken joins the lineup of workshop instructors at the Santa Barbara Acoustic Instrument Celebration.
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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 23, 2017
The L.A.-based songwriter plays one of his original songs from his album “Tenderheart.”




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