Who is the greatest close-up magic entertainer you’ve seen? Tough one? Not for Lyons Den author, Jamy Ian Swiss. Meet his favorite in this week’s Take Two.
Jamy Ian Swiss
A masterful and inventive sleight-of-hand artist who redefined close-up magic for a generation of performers in New York City and around the world. Taking a closer look at Derek Dingle.
Jamy Ian Swiss returns home to visit New York City, one of the magic capitols of the world, and spends his nights taking in distinctive magic performances from Noah Levine, Derek Delgaudio and Derren Brown.
What makes a legend, well, a legend? Jamy Ian Swiss looks at one such celebrated and revered magician, the remarkable Michael Skinner.
The continuation of Jamy Ian Swiss’ exploration of modern magic busking—that is, street magic—and how those traditions have forged some of magic’s more memorable performers.
Get an early preview of two soon-to-be-released titles from Ben Earl—Less is More (book) and Real Ace Cutting (DVD): “Both are filled with techniques that are sophisticated, utilitarian, and well described, while being executed by an accomplished expert.”
This week's Take Two looks at performers whose "stage" is the street—from 1502, to the 1970s, and right up to the present day.
Take Two treats you to a master class session on the Not So Ancient, Maybe Not So Chinese, Linking Rings. Learn the value of presenting classics of magic.
In this week's instalment, Jamy explores the magical innovations of a true creative genius, French magician, Gaëtan Bloom.