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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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June 16, 2016
Peghead Nation is happy to be part of the second annual gathering of some of the world's greatest guitar builders and players at the second Fretboard Summit. Join us!
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May 25, 2016
Peghead Nation old-time fiddle instructor’s latest recording is a solo CD/DVD package released by the Old-Time Tiki Parlour.
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May 24, 2016
Join over 20 guitar, mandolin, and ukulele luthiers in St. Paul, Minnesota, August 6 – 7 for exhibits of fine instruments and a full schedule of performances.
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May 24, 2016
Sign up for a new Peghead Nation subscription now and get great Fishman gear.
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May 07, 2016
Over 40 professional recording musicians will be on hand to perform and teach at the 2016 Santa Barbara Acoustic Instrument Celebration.
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April 01, 2016
The fingerstyle guitar master talks about his summer intensive guitar workshop, held in beautiful Mendocino, California in July, with guest artist Andrew York.
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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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