Mark Spencer Talks Blood Oranges, Waylon Speed and Anders Parker 

NEAF ’13 Feature Artist: Jimmy Ryan and Hayride
Red Line Roots

Published on Sep 12, 2012

One of the most popular Smoke video series was How to Buy a Mandolin. Here, Jimmy Ryan - solo artist, founder of the Blood Oranges, player in many,many bands - offers thoughts on A-model vs F-model, playing in bluegrass bands - and the fun of playing any kind of music on a mandolin. Recorded while relaxing at Mark Spencer's studio in Brooklyn. More at