Aldo’s book contains over 50 new effects with cards, ALL DIFFERENT FROM HIS OTHER BOOKS and taken directly from his acts. For the beginner and professional alike. Effects with Selected Cards; Four Aces (including a One-Hand-Four-Ace-Production that will give you fame as a great manipulator); Feature Routines (including a non-gaffed version of the Wild Card and a Three-Phase-Assembly that you'll love); Mixed Tricks (stand up routines and visual, effects, including one, in which you magically print a duplicate of the selected card INCLUDING the spectator's signature!); Card box Tricks (with a comedy version of the Cannibal Cards); Red & Black (color separation and oil & water effects); Topsy-Turvy and more.
Routines that will entertain and dazzle your audiences. The book contains 160 pages with 120 illustrations. It is foreword by Obie O'Brien and has an introduction by Michael Skinner. The book has a hardbound cover with two-color dust jacket.
Aldo Colombini moved to the United States from Italy in 1993 and has taken the country by storm! He has performed in 52 countries including every European country, the United States, Canada, Japan, Australia, South Africa, China and South America for both children and adults. He is a F.I.S.M. prizewinner, one of the most prestigious awards in the world of magic. He performed often on Italian television (RAI 1) and has also appeared on television shows in Portugal, Spain, Japan, Colombia and Sweden. Aldo dazzles audiences of all sizes... from as small as 2 or 3 people with his amazing close-up magic to groups of 1000+ with his entertaining comedy and charismatic and magical stage presence. Aldo has performed often at Caesarís Magical Empire in Caesarís Palace, Las Vegas and continues to appear several times a year at the famous Magic Castle in Hollywood, California where he is one of few magicians who are able to perform in all four showrooms. When he is onstage, audiences from all over the world are mesmerized by his wonderful mix of magic, comedy and Italian charm. Aldo was voted by the Academy of Magical Arts, Hollywood, California: TWICE Parlor magician of the year, nominated for best Close-up magician of the year, Best stage performer of the year, Best Bar magician of the year and for Best COMEDY act of the year. He appeared on ìMasters of Illusion,î a series of weekly magic specials airing on PAX-TV. And, if all that wasn't enough, he speaks Italian, English, Spanish and French and can perform in all four languages allowing him to dazzle audiences from diverse backgrounds. Because of this he is in demand by major companies who entertain clients from around the world. Besides bewildering audiences large and small, Aldo has written and published several books on magic and created many magical effects used by magicians all over the world. He also lectures on magic worldwide and was nominated by the Academy of Magical Arts TWICE Lecturer of the Year. He also entertains children all over USA every year with his highly praised magic school show assemblies. He also produces, publishes, manufactures and distributes wonderful quality magic products through his former company, Mamma Mia Magic, and at present with the new one Wild-Colombini Magic. In the history of the Magic Castle is the ONLY magician to be nominated in all six categories: Comedy, Stage, Close-up, Parlor, Bar magician and Lecturer.
With magic as a life long hobby, following her career with one of the largest corporate organizations in Britain, Rachel established a magic shop in Manchester, England in 1993. It supplied a vast array of magical apparatus, catering for every level of performer but specializing in quality handcrafted wooden effects. She spent the next five years displaying and lecturing on magic at various conventions and magical societies before moving to the United States. Rachel is also an accomplished, full time performer in both stage and close-up magic at private and corporate events.
Aldo Colombini moved to the United States from Italy in 1993 and has performed magic throughout the world. He speaks and performs in Italian, English, Spanish and French.
He performed often on Italian television (RAI 1). He has also appeared on television shows in Portugal, Spain, Japan, Colombia and Sweden. In the United States he was part of the Masters of Illusions series on PAX-TV.
Aldo has performed at Caesar's Magical Empire in Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas and often appears at the Magic Castle in all four showrooms.
Aldo produces, publishes, manufactures and distributes wonderful quality magic products through his former company, Mamma Mia Magic, and at now with Wild-Colombini Magic.
Awards and honors
•Academy of Magical Arts Parlor magician of the year (2 times)
•Nominated by Academy of Magical Arts for best Close-up magician of the year, Best stage performer of the year, Best Bar magician of the year. Best Comedy act of the year and Lecturer of the Year
•What's Up Deck? (1995)
•Direct Hits (1996)