Over the past 25 years, Jay has held contracts as the 'house magician' at over a dozen different restaurants and bars. Now on this very special DVD (featuring over 2 HOURS of magic + mentalism) Jay shares with you the real work on both the art and the business of making a very good living performing in these exciting venues.
Jay also teaches you 15 of his all-time favorite restaurant and bar effects, many of which he shares for the very first time. Learn incredibly commercial magic and mentalism with playing cards, coins, bottle caps, creamers, sugar packets, crayons, drinking straws, wine corks and business cards.
To make this DVD even MORE valuable, Jay also shares with you the real work on approaching tables, choosing routines, selling yourself to management, inspiring tips, openers and closers, being a team player, scripting effects, performing for 'regulars' and a great deal more!
With 15 outstanding routines and over 2 hours of priceless information learned over hundreds of nights of real-world performing, this DVD truly is the REAL WORK on restaurants and bars.
Just some of the routines included:
PERMANENT PRESS: Super visual "strong man" magic with a bottle cap!
HOT WAX: Break and restore a crayon in a flash of fire!
GUARANTEED: A one card stunner with a killer giveaway!
CUT & RESTRAWED: Jay favorite effect with a drinking straw!
AIRTIGHTER: The stress-free handling of "Airtight" Jay always does in the "real world!" And yes- the balloon NEVER breaks!
FOUR SEASONS: A "just found" button changes into three different coins!
POPULATION EXPLOSION: A hyper-practical climax to any sponge ball (or "Earplug!") routine!
MERGER: Two business cards reveal the identity of two selections!
AMPHIBEAN: A borrowed and marked coin appears inside a sealed creamer!
SUGAR-COATED: The most practical torn + restored sugar packet in the world!
FREEZER BURN: A few ounces of the spectator's own drink is frozen into an ice cube!
CORKER: Two halves of a broken cork are visually melted back together!
THE BLACKPOOL EFFECT: The routine everyone is talking about. A mind-blowing combination of magic and mentalism. Jay has been nailing
seasoned magicians with this ingenious card routine for years!
"I applied Jay's tips and was working in two restaurants in less than a month."-Marty Coleman
"The Blackpool Effect is a real mind-blower!"-James Chan
"So many great tricks and so much priceless advice. Nothing short of awesome."-Kevin Dwyer