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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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January 25, 2017
Sign up for updates about the new course from the mandolin master.
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January 09, 2017
Mike Compton's annual traditional music camp adds traditional bluegrass fiddle and blues instruction for 2017.
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December 30, 2016
Seattle's annual roots gathering happens February 23 - 26 and will feature Peghead Nation instructors Joe K. Walsh and Orville Johson as part of an all-star lineup.
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December 05, 2016
Learn to play fiddle tunes and other bluegrass and roots melodies on guitar in our latest Peghead Nation course.
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November 21, 2016
Taylor Guitars releases a free 110-page guide to finding your perfect acoustic guitar.
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November 09, 2016
Bill Evans, Joe Newberry, and Danny Barnes celebrate the artistry of the five-string banjo November 9 – 13 with six concerts and a banjo mini-camp.
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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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