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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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June 17, 2019
Peghead Nation’s mandolin instructor plays a Django Reinhardt tune with his bandmate and frequent duo partner.
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June 06, 2019
Peghead Nation’s Clawhammer Banjo teacher plays and sings an old-time song from Kentucky fiddler John Salyer.
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May 30, 2019
Peghead Nation’s new Chord Melody Mandolin instructor plays a beautiful version of a classic song from “The Wizard of Oz.”
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May 22, 2019
Peghead Nation’s new Irish Backup Guitar instructor plays a set of reels with our Irish Mandolin instructor.
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April 30, 2019
A great mandolin duet from two members of Peghead Nation's illustrious mandolin instruction staff.
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December 04, 2017
Join Matt's new course now and learn the styles of Eddie Lang, Nick Lucas, Freddie Green, and other early jazz icons.
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November 04, 2017
Bill Evans, Charlie Cushman, and Bob Carlin celebrate the artistry of the five-string banjo with six concerts and a mini-camp, November 8 - 12.
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October 23, 2017
Peghead Nation banjo instructor Bill Evans’ wife recently passed away after a difficult battle with leukemia. Join us in sending your thoughts and support to Bill and his family.
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August 29, 2017
Due to popular demand, we've released another five seats for a weekend of mandolin instruction with John Reischman, Sharon Gilchrist, and Joe K. Walsh, October 2017.
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August 25, 2017
Peghead Nation fiddle instructor launches new theory course in September. Sign up for email updates here!
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August 24, 2017
Sign up for updates about Bruce’s new clawhammer banjo course on Peghead Nation, launching in September.
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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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Jun 21, 2019
Country artist Tim Hicks plays one of his original songs live in the LR Baggs studio.




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