Packet Tricks are always popular. Using only a few cards you can perform very strong, baffling, visual magic. Here you have ten packet tricks from the world's top 'packet trick' experts. Japanese Aces (Shigeo Futagawa): A real fooler where you and the spectator mix the Aces three times (the last one face up and face down) but the Aces always separate! Poor Man's Monte (Richard Vollmer): A fun-to-watch-fun-to-do Monte type routine using only four regular cards!
Anyone with even a passing interest in Italian progressive rock is unlikely to be unaware of Aldo Tagliapietra. Born in Murano, Rome, in 1945 for over forty years (1966 - 2009 with a break 82 - 86) he fronted one of the most successful Italian prog bands, Le Orme. Originally playing guitar as well as providing his distinctive melancholic falsetto vocal style he also turned to playing bass for the classic trio line-up of keyboard driven symphonic prog band of the seventies. When Le Orme temporarily split in 1982 he took the opportunity to release his first solo album "…Nella Notte" in 1984…
This six volume set of DVDs can save your life, well not literally, although you never know. The set includes 90 impromptu card routines that can be performed at anytime, anyplace and with any deck of cards.
Fireworks with Aldo Colombini- An explosive combination of easy-to-do yet amazing card magic.
The most popular card routine used by professionals to get audiences involved is a multiple selection and revelation routine. On this DVD Aldo Colombini tips all the work for his version of this classic plot where twelve audience members select cards and you find them using flashy and impossible revelations.
The impromptu routine can be used as part of a show or an entire act. What makes Aldo's version exceptional is his method of controlling the cards. The card control is by far the best, easiest and most direct method ever created. The routine is also structured to allow you to easily adjust for additional or fewer cards depending on the size of your audience.