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Billet Jazz (eBook)

Billet Jazz (eBook)

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The purest form of mentalism is that in which a written thought is revealed. Using nothing beyond a piece of paper and a pencil, the master mentalist will somehow reach into your mind and pull out that thought, using the written evidence to prove his truth.

Billet Jazz by José Prager will elevate your billet work.

Within the pages of Billet Jazz; you will find methods to create the purest moments of mind reading possible, as well as a written toolbox of tested thoughts to strengthen and protect these illusions.

Separated into a three act structure:

The first part of the book hones in on the physical techniques that you will use to gain the hidden information, beautifully illustrated in a monotone neo-classical style.

You will learn several powerful delayed peeks such as the Perfected Full Billet Peek, giving you the power to deceptively steal a thought regardless of where it is written on the billet, or to peek more elaborate pictures or designs. You will also learn to discover information in real time in no less than six different ways and to complement these techniques, you will also explore coveted secrets in taking the classic Acidus Novus* peek to the next level.

To close the Techniques chapter, you will find methods that could be performed completely blind. You will discover what it means to perform billet work with No Peeking Required.

The second segment of the tome puts focus on a subject rarely recorded in print, the reveal.

Within the pages of Chapter Two Prager reveals a multitude of unique ways to reveal information that you have secretly gathered through the techniques discussed in the previous chapter. You will find frames and effects that will prevent your show from feeling repetitive, solving the hardest problem the modern mentalist suffers from.

The final slice of the triptych delves deeper into the theory aspect of billet work and mind reading in general. Across four essays; you’ll find exciting insights that will not only teach, but offers questions in which you can discover more about your own style of performing.

Alongside the main content, the book also features a foreword from Lewis Lé Val, full crediting throughout and a number of inspiring quotes from some of the most influential mentalists of our time rounding off the reading experience perfectly.

If you are to buy only one book this year, make sure it is the definitive underground work on the purest form of mentalism; Billet Jazz by José Prager.

* Out of respect for Millard Longman, Acidus Novus is not taught here. While everyone can find valuable information in this book, a level of experience with billet work is expected.




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Customer Reviews

Based on 8 reviews
Stefano Rezende
Thank You, Jose Prager

"Billet Jazz" made me like to use billets and also made me finally understand the power that they can bring to our art. Thank you for this precious book, Jose. This is worth every cent.

Alucard @psicomagico
Awesome and Practical

How pratical is that book? 100%. Even little tip on the book is usefull, and some ideas is so simple and same time so genial.
Buy without excuses, Im Brazilian here the Dollar is like 5x the valor and still here, this book worst ever cent.

Thx Jose

Ryan Fricke
Billet Jazz is amazing

Billet Jazz has some of the best material on billet work that I can recall. Within this e-book there are quite a few extremely solid routines and essays. The ideas in the essays alone are worth the price of the book/e-Books. I also really enjoyed the ideas in the section on the Acidus Novus peek. Jose has several ideas within the section that spoke to me and techniques that are really useful and I will certainly use. This book is well worth the time and effort to look it over. While his ideas are simple this clears a way for the performer to take time and craft strong presentational angles. I would recommend this book to anyone looking to improve their billet work.
Thanks Jose

Marc Paul

This book arrived today and it’s fantastic. It is undoubted José’s best material to date, everything is a worker! Really clever, clear, elegant thinking getting to the heart of mentalism. I’m impressed by every single item. This is the work of genius!

Timon Krause
This is excellent.

Great book that gets straight to the point with many highly practical ideas that I'm excited to use. Besides offering several great new techniques for peeking, Jose offers his thoughts on how to work existing peeks, like the AN, to get more out of them (there's a wonderful ploy here that conceptually turns the AN into a full billet peek).

One of my favorite non-peek pieces is what feels a littke bit like a PIN guess using two secret digits - very cool bit of knowledge at work here.

Didn't find anything at all that felt like fluff. It's all very practical, workable and well though-out. This counts among the (much!) better mentalism books I've read lately.

Highly recommended.