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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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February 14, 2018
Tristan Scroggins and Alisa Rose play an original composition from their recent album of mandolin and fiddle duets.
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January 23, 2018
Peghead Nation fiddle instructor Brittany Haas plays an original tune with her talent-packed quartet.
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January 08, 2018
A three-mandolin, one-guitar version of the popular fiddle tune, played by the instructors at the first Peghead Nation Mandolin Camp.
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December 19, 2017
Peghead Nation mandolin instructor plays a Hank Williams classic with bluegrass fiddler and multi-instrumentalist John Mailander on octave mandolin.
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December 06, 2017
Peghead Nation jazz guitar instructor plays a solo version of the great Nick Lucas composition.
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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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Feb 15, 2018
Two guitar masters perform an original tune from their 2014 album, “Avalon.”




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