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…
Under the Gun…A Portrait of Aldo Nova is a two disc compilation. Disc one features his first album remastered with a bonus track. The second disc features his second album plus five tracks from his third album and is not remastered.
"Inner Smile" is the new 2011 studio album from drummer, Aldo Romano - recorded in his country of origin : Italy. The track ‘Inner Smile’ first appeared on Romano’s 1997 Verve album ‘Intervista’. He has surrounded himself here with a top quartet : Enrico Rava on trumpet, Baptiste Trotignon, piano and Thomas Bramerie on bass.
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.