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A performance by Dani Daortiz:



Lots to learn by analyzing his approach to handling people - clever principles at work as ever.
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His casual "you can do anything you want" style is really disarming. 

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His casual "you can do anything you want" style is really disarming. 

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I really love his thought of card to top of card box... one of the first tricks in the video. 

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I've never seen Dani Daortiz work before. I've seen his name tossed around. I know he's pretty good from the buzz I've read about him.
This is the first time I bothered to watch.
I'm now a Dani Daortiz fan.
He has a "I don't care, it doesn't matter" style to his magic that echoes Harry Lorayne's style.
I just bought one of his downloads from Penguin. I had most of the trick figured out in my head, but his thinking behind what he does and why he does it is really the meat of the download.
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I've never seen Dani Daortiz work before. I've seen his name tossed around. I know he's pretty good from the buzz I've read about him.
This is the first time I bothered to watch.
I'm now a Dani Daortiz fan.
He has a "I don't care, it doesn't matter" style to his magic that echoes Harry Lorayne's style.
I just bought one of his downloads from Penguin. I had most of the trick figured out in my head, but his thinking behind what he does and why he does it is really the meat of the download.


Hey Evildan

Chi han is booked in to a day long work shop with him in Melbourne this weekend as an adjunct to the Melbourne Magic Festival. I was booked in to the same workshop but have had to travel to the UK at short notice. Come next week I'm sure Chi Han will report to us all about Mr Da Ortiz. I think Rudy said he did a workshop with him in Portland some timd ago.
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Dani and the other "Fat Brothers" (Woody A and Christian E) did a lecture at 4F last year when they were the guests of honor. Great stuff. Dani also performed in his inimitable style. He so owns the room when he's on.

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Hi Mike

The Fat Brothers are Dani D, Christian E and Miguel G ... Woody A might be a chubby cousin though!

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I like him, his cleverness, his study, but when i watch him i feel slightly annoyed. It is a wonderful magician, but not my style of "entertainer".
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I like him, his cleverness, his study, but when i watch him i feel slightly annoyed. It is a wonderful magician, but not my style of "entertainer".


I agree that Dani's style can feel slightly annoying. To be honest, I get the same feeling when I watch Juan Tamariz. Still, these fellas are incredibly talented creators of magic and I admire both of them.  

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The first time I saw Juan Tamariz on TV I thought he was incredibly annoying!  But then when I saw him in person, both on stage and up close, I had a totally different reaction.  I think both he and Dani DaOrtiz have a phenomenal ability to create a rapport with their live audience that just doesn't work through the screen.
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Both Dani and Juan have some amazing insights on handling the attention and memory of the audience members, for me these concepts far outweigh any of the tricks they do.
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Good point Socrates re: controlling memory. Juan can make you think that things happened that didn't happen and vice versa. When you backtrack, there's not hope since your memory of what happened is wrong. Genius!

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Hello Forum members!  I have always really enjoyed watching Dani DaOrtiz and Juan Tamariz, although I've only seen Tamariz in a "live" performance.  Of course, these guys fool me badly, and they seem to have a common trait -- their magic is "locked" within every cell of their bodies and for me it's impossible to separate the person from their magic and their performance style.  Harry Lorayne is also like that (and, I think Rudy has that going for him as well, with a more gentle approach, of course) -- I'm sure you can all recall many wonderful magicians who are like that.  If I were to perform and quickly lift my T-shirt, it most certainly wouldn't get the reaction Dani gets.  Since I speak only one language, it's not likely for me to get confused with "eight" and "ace", or "cat" and "cut".  If I were to pretend to play a violin after the final moment of a card trick it just wouldn't fly.  One of the great things Dani and Juan do is use these characteristics as part of their methods to fool you.  Socrates, Mike, Robin, Prestigiazone, et al make great points -- with Dani  all of our senses are bombarded with almost overwhelming information at every level and as a result we only remember what we thought happened.  I hope maybe someday when I grow up I'll be able to incorporate such qualities into my magic as well -- in the meantime, I keep practicing until I do!  Thanks Socrates for posting that clip! -- johnny
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I went to a magic lecture in the 90's and I remember walking around in the dealers room and seeing Juan ( never saw him before this) and saying to myself who is this guy. Then I realized later he was one of the magician's lecturing. To say the least, after seeing him perform I was blown away and fooled badly. I never saw anyone perform the way he did. He made me feel like I witnessed a miracle. To this day I would say he was my favorite to watch live. 
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In the first sentence meant to say magic CONVENTION
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