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Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
The Pick-up Location End Grip Transfer
Variations 1938 34
Tenkai Ishida The Tenkai Color Change
Variations 1938 212
Howard Schwarzman An Invisible Top Card Palm deck bevelled, left fingers squaring cards under card to be palmed
Related toVariations Sep. 1947 350
James Steranko Bottom Palm
VariationsAlso published here 1960 20
Harry Lorayne 4-3-2-1 variation in the layout
Variations 1962 236
Bruce Cervon Turn Me Over! funny messages on cards
Related to 1971 9
Ken Krenzel Progressive Aces two methods
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1975
Epilogue (Issue Special No 2)
John Riggs Sandwich Spread jokers placed on spread, spread is flipped over and jokers caught with right hand, selection is found sandwiched in between
Related to 1985 128
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Rhumba Count / Rumba Count
Dec. 1992
Apocalypse (Vol. 15 No. 12)
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Flight Switch flourish card switch
1993 884
Jean-Pierre Vallarino The Circle Change card changes while it is rotated face up between halves
1993 896
Jean-Pierre Vallarino French Liberation finger ring off string on padlock
June 1993
The Minotaur (Vol. 5 No. 2)
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Vallarino Rumba Count explanation of the move and packet trick where four Jokers change into Aces
Variations 1993 9
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Hypnotic Rumba Count Rumba Count variation, using two identical cards to hide four other cards
VariationsAlso published here 1993 15
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Les As Ont Bon Dos backs of four Aces change from red to blue
1993 23
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Cheaper Cards all packs with packet, turn into Royal Flush
1993 25
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Poker Anglais four cards change multiple times
1993 32
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Rumba Count Variation four cards, showing two cards twice
1993 33
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Le Noir Vous Va Si Bien... from a packet spectator changes the only card which has a different color, Rumba Count as a force
1993 39
Jean-Pierre Vallarino La Carte Fofolle six Jokers change into chosen card
1993 43
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Carte Universelle with color changing back kicker
1993 57
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Rhumba Count Display
Mar. 1993 1
Chad Long Back & Forth written messages on cards ("LOOK IN YOUR POCKET", ...), scavenger hunt
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1994 3
Jean-Pierre Vallarino French Revolution turning over both halves, flourish false cut
Mar. 1994
The Minotaur (Vol. 6 No. 1)
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Rumba Count with only two cards
Labyrinth (Issue 2)
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Rumba Count
Feb. 1994
Magic (Vol. 3 No. 6)
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Rumba Count
1995 1018
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Rumba Count
1995 32
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Rhumba Count
1995 2
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Rhumba Count see also application on p. 264
1995 91
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Rhumba Count
1996 19
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Roll Control selection pushed in, followed by flourishy roll-over cut onto table
Aug. 1996
Magic (Vol. 5 No. 12)
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Convincing Rhumba Count
Sep. 1996
Magic (Vol. 6 No. 1)
Steve Bryant, Jean-Pierre Vallarino Personalized Rhumba Count
1997 8
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Rumba Count
1997 14
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Rhumba Count
1999 40
Jean-Pierre Vallarino The Rumba Count
1999 147
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Partial Rhumba Count
2001 122
Iain Moran I Dreamed A Dream signed card vanishes between the four Queens, it turns out to be previously tabled card
Inspired by
  • "Dream Wonder" (Jean-Pierre Vallarino, marketed through Camirand Academy)
Oct. 2001
Ego (Vol. 1 No. 5)
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Rumba Count
2002 193
Matthew Field (reviewer) "Champagne" - The Prize-Winning Magic of Jean-Pierre Vallarino by Jean-Pierre Vallarino Sep. 2002
Genii (Vol. 65 No. 9)
Michael Close (reviewer) The Prize Winning Magic of Jean-Pierre Vallarino by Jean-Pierre Vallarino Aug. 2002
Magic (Vol. 11 No. 12)
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Rendez-Vous by Jean-Pierre Vallarino Oct. 2003
Genii (Vol. 66 No. 10)
Jean-Pierre Vallarino The Hypnotic Rhumba Count Rhumba Count variation, using two identical cards to hide four other cards
Also published here Dec. 2003
Genii (Vol. 66 No. 12)
Michael Close (reviewer) Rendez-Vous by Jean-Pierre Vallarino Nov. 2003
Magic (Vol. 13 No. 3)
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Rumba Count
2004 176
Jay Sankey, Jean-Pierre Vallarino @#X! Switch Variation using a pen instead of a paperclip to switch billet
2004 104
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Rhumba Count
June 2006
Genii (Vol. 69 No. 6)
David Regal (reviewer) Poche a Poche by Jean-Pierre Vallarino June 2006
Genii (Vol. 69 No. 6)
Jacques Terrien Hypnotic Rumba Count Variation three-card version
Inspired by Nov. 2006
Antinomy (Vol. 2 No. 4)
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Rumba Count
2007 118
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Rumba Count
2008 281
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Rumba Count
2009 69
Jon Allen Against All Odds spelling to find a card, matches prediction, all other cards are the same
Inspired by
  • "Esprit" (Jean-Pierre Vallarino, marketed 2002)
Also published here
2009 110
David Regal (reviewer) Fasten by Jean-Pierre Vallarino Feb. 2011
Genii (Vol. 74 No. 2)
David Regal (reviewer) Signed Card Thru Window by Jean-Pierre Vallarino Feb. 2011
Genii (Vol. 74 No. 2)
Danny Orleans (reviewer) Airline Concept by Jean-Pierre Vallarino, Yuri Kaine Jan. 2013
Genii (Vol. 76 No. 1)
Gabi Pareras Sandwich Vallarino jokers placed on spread, spread is flipped over and jokers caught with right hand, selection is found sandwiched in between
Inspired by
  • Jean-Pierre Vallarino's "Jumping Sandwich" in "Genii", November 1993, p. 44
2014 11
Juan Villarejo, Jean-Pierre Vallarino Segunda Producción de Ases riffle shuffle set-up for Mephisto
Inspired by
  • "Mephisto" in Jean-Pierre Vallarino's "Cartes Fantasies" VHS, 1990.
2017 20
David Oliver (reviewer) Off World by Jean-Pierre Vallarino Feb. 2018
Genii (Vol. 81 No. 2)
Rudy Tinoco Double Express Sandwiches black Kings placed aside, two selections lost, one found between black Kings and the other between the red Kings in the deck
Inspired by
  • "Express Sandwich" (Jean-Pierre Vallarino, DVD Rendez Vous)
Mar. 2018
Genii (Vol. 81 No. 3)
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Rumba Count
2019 75
Carlos Vaquera, Jean-Pierre Vallarino Matrix - Troisième
2019 275
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Coin Production four coins one by one, while card is turned over
2019 276
John Bannon Caramba Count
Inspired by Mar. 2021
Genii (Vol. 84 No. 3)
David Regal (reviewer) Unhanded by Jean-Pierre Vallarino Apr. 2022
Genii (Vol. 85 No. 4)
Iain Moran Banded Sandwich card appears between rubber-banded Jokers, glued rubber-band gaff
Inspired by
  • "Bandwich" (Jean-Pierre Vallarino, marketed)
  • Roger Curzon's "Bandwich" variation in "Blood on the Tricks"
Also published here
  • MAGIC, June 2010
2022 952
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Foreword
2022 xiii
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Sleights, The Vallarino Way
2022 1
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Rumba Count see variation on p. 211
2022 3
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Hypnotic Rumba Count more convincing Rumba Count to show whole packet as same card, for when you have two of the same card in packet
2022 4
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Elmsley Count Variations
  • Variation One: cards are dropped onto table as they are counted
  • Variation Two: sort of a combination of Variation One with elements of Rumba Count
2022 6
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Vallarino's Count accomplishes same thing as Rumba Count, showing all cards in a packet as same card
2022 8
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Ping Pong top card (or cards) are retained on top of deck after a straight tabled cut
Inspired by 2022 10
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Optical Center Steal card apparently inserted into outer end of deck can be either palmed in right hand or controlled to top, in addition to also having a different card out-jogged in its place, uses modified palm grip (combination of lateral and Tenkai palms), see also application on p. 89
2022 12
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Revolutionary Control card is inserted and seen to be completely squared into deck, deck is cut onto table, card is on top, slight variation without table (p. 16), see also Staircase Multiple Shift (p. 18) for related technique with multiple cards
2022 15
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Staircase Multiple Shift multiple cards inserted into outer end of deck and squared in, deck is given straight cut to table, cards are on top
  • to place shifted cards in group at specific location in deck (really a different technique altogether, D’Amico-Shift style)
2022 18
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Four-Card Add-On with application: four Aces are displayed in a fan and then tabled face up, they are cleanly placed face down onto deck and can then be openly slip-cut into deck, all four Aces remain on top
2022 20
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Vallarino's L.M. card(s) from a face-up packet of cards displayed on deck can be stolen and hidden beneath top card of deck, “…a nice alternative to the Elmsley/Marlo ATFUS…”
2022 21
Jean-Pierre Vallarino False Spread-Shuffle full-deck false shuffle, deck riffled on table, tipped up onto edges to be squared, deck is openly spread in hands, cards are stripped apart
2022 23
Jean-Pierre Vallarino The Vallarino Force spectator says stop as performer thumb-peels through deck, stopped-at card is switched for force card while in out-jogged position, can do with multiple cards out-jogged in a group, also a handling to hide odd-colored backs of the out-jogged cards
2022 25
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Jump Change card openly displayed is apparently placed jogged in middle of deck as deck is given straight cut on table, really card is lapped and jogged card is the original bottom card of deck
  • Variation with a Packet (p. 28): same technique with group of cards, can be used to change four indifferent cards into Aces
  • Variation as a Visual Change (p. 29): same technique to make face-up card change visually
2022 27
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Italian Palm modified grip for classic palm, allows little finger to be free, facilitates loading palmed card to bottom of tabled packet (mucking type of action), see also p. 171
2022 30
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Cascade Four-Card Control and Palm cards (e.g. Aces) inserted as group into center of deck and squared in and deck is either cascaded or overhand-shuffled, Aces are retained on top or can be brought directly into right palm
Inspired by
  • "Cascade Control" (Charlie Miller, Genii, June 1972)
2022 31
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Ribbon Spread Palm tabled ribbon spread is flipped face up and then face down again, top card(s) is palmed in process
Related to 2022 34
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Top Palm top card palm
Related to 2022 35
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Bottom Steal Subtleties two small finesses to help make Bottom Steal indetectable, also applicable to a Side Steal
2022 36
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Lateral Bottom Steal different method to get bottom card into lateral palm, see also p. 185
Inspired by 2022 37
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Quick Palm and Perhaps a Switch rapidly palm multiple cards off top of deck with follow-through action of turning deck face up, can switch palmed cards for cards on table via lapping technique as they are turned face up
2022 38
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Come Back card (or cards) is inserted into deck, stolen out and replaced on top in action of right hand reaching to pick up marker to uncap it or transfer it to other hand
2022 40
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Three Color Changes
  • One: fairly standard palm color change, but part of deck always remains in view, giving change more open appearance
  • Two: deck is stood up on table face outward and face card changes, uses lateral bottom steal (see Greater Magic reference)
  • Three: “Wink Change” family
Inspired by 2022 41
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Vallarino’s Strip-Out strip-out addition without a break
2022 45
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Crimp putting crimp in inner end of card(s) “in real time”, see also p. 93
2022 46
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Vallarino’s Strip-Up deck is held vertically with out-jogged cards facing audience, card(s) are added to back of out-jogged cards as they are stripped out
2022 47
Jean-Pierre Vallarino J.P. Spread Pass variation of LePaul Spread Pass, forward spreading of deck
2022 49
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Ace Assemblies
2022 51
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Ultimate MacDonald’s Aces “designed to fool magicians”
2022 53
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Olram Subtlety to hide the double-face nature of one card as four-card packet is displayed front and back
2022 55
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Visual vanish for MacDonald's Aces face-up Ace is used to flip three tabled cards face up, immediately upon flipping them over only three cards are seen and Ace is gone, see also p. 174
2022 57
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Vallarino's Leader Aces “all-at-once assembly”, three cards placed onto each Ace, three Aces instantly vanish from their piles and assemble with fourth Ace
2022 61
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Multiple lateral palm obtaining multiple cards off bottom of packet into right lateral palm
2022 61
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Neutrino Aces signed selection lost in deck, leader Ace is dealt onto table face down with three indifferent cards on top of it, other three Aces are lost in deck, Aces reappear in pile with leader Ace together with signed selection
2022 64
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Shuffle palm top card(s) are palmed in right hand as cards are waterfalled following shuffle
2022 67
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Two-card bottom deal dealing the bottom card of two cards instead of top one, “this is like Dr. Elliott’s second deal technique”
2022 68
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Four Jacks Squared deck divided into four piles in square formation, one Jack on top of each pile, all Jacks assemble atop one pile
2022 69
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Crimp add-on bridge crimp of top cards allows them to be instantly added to a packet that is momentarily touched to them, also applied on p. 94 with deck in hand
2022 69
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Progressive Aces progressive assembly with only one, two, three and four cards in each Ace pile respectively, each Ace is successively lost in deck before being revealed in next pile together with the other Ace(s) already in that pile, Vallarino's approach to David Britland's idea of combining Lorayne and Krenzel (see references)
Inspired by 2022 71
Jean-Pierre Vallarino, Charlie Miller Miller addition variant top block of cards in spread is up-jogged as one, not using buckle as in the common Miller technique
2022 71
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Obtain break below top card(s) left little-finger break, under cover of right hand squaring cards into deck
2022 72
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Packet switch the three face-down cards below the face-up Ace of Spades are switched for top three cards of deck
2022 74
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Believe It or Not three signed selections lost in deck, three Aces are face down on table with a third of deck on top of each and card case on top of fourth Ace, the three piles are turned over revealing three Aces have changed into selections, Aces are under card case with leader Ace
2022 75
Jean-Pierre Vallarino “Behind the Wall” add-on packet is displayed in front of tabled deck and top cards of deck are added on top of it
2022 76
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Sandwich Tricks
2022 79
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Falling Sandwich two Queens face up on table, card selected and returned, deck spread on table and selection appears between Queens
2022 81
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Card switch tip-over style, but immediately upon flipping card face down, the switched-in card is pivoted out and dropped onto table
2022 81
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Secret card transfer cards from bottom of deck are secretly dropped onto tabled card under misdirection, reminiscent of “Highland Hop”
2022 82
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Flying Sandwich card selected and returned and deck ribbon-spread on table, two Queens placed onto spread get sprung into air via ribbon-spread turnover, Queens are caught and selection between them
2022 84
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Vallarino Load sandwich load of top card, done on more vertical plane with sandwich cards facing audience
2022 85
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Automatic Sandwich two Queens face up on table, selection lost in deck, wind caused by riffle shuffle shoots selection from tabled packet in between Queens
2022 86
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Sandwich Retention selection travels from between tabled red Aces to tabled black Aces
2022 88
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Optical Center Steal used here to apparently insert card between two tabled cards and immediately stolen out
2022 89
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Transpo Sandwich signed card placed between face-up Jokers on table, Queen of Hearts (e.g.) is shown and changes into selection and sandwiched card on table is now Queens of Hearts
2022 91
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Secret transfer of cards bottom two cards of a triple, similar to Vernon Transfer, done in action of flipping over top card of triple as bottom two are ditched onto tabled card, dupes allow transfer to be done with face-up cards
2022 92
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Triple Sandwich three selections, Jokers sandwich each one, one at a time
2022 93
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Click Move quick flourishy display of two cards while hiding a card
2022 94
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Appearance of sandwiched card face-up Jokers held in a spread, face-down card instantly appears out-jogged between them
2022 95
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Packet Transpositions
2022 97
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Fast Four Transpo 4x4 transposition
2022 99
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Gambler’s cop including finessed addition of copped card to bottom of packet placed onto it
2022 100
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Jump Transpo black Kings placed into deck and jump to top, tabled red Kings are turned up and shown to be the red Aces and black Kings instantly change to black Aces
2022 102
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Wall Aces two selections change places with four Aces
2022 105
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Multiple-card top palm
2022 106
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Half Pass with packet
2022 107
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Multiple-card bottom palm with packet
2022 107
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Left or Right selection jumps from middle to top of deck and then tabled, four Aces tabled beneath card case change into selection and Aces are now where selection was
2022 109
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Spectator Cuts to the Aces
2022 113
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Spectator Cuts to the Aces 1
2022 115
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Ribbon-spread ditch cards are ditched from packet in hand onto table spread as it is turned over
2022 116
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Spectator Cuts to the Aces 2 top card of each pile is first gathered and placed into card case but still protruding and in sight, then those cards are shown to be the Aces
2022 117
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Coincidences
2022 119
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Coincidence spectator's selection from one deck matches performer’s selection from another deck
2022 121
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Fan switch out-jogged double-card in fanned deck is separated as single card in right hand is ditched beneath fan, looks like right hand's card was placed beneath jogged card
2022 122
Jean-Pierre Vallarino The Thinking Card prediction card set on glass, card is selected, prediction matches
2022 124
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Kaps/Walton switch uncredited, card shown in spread is switched
2022 124
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Ace Productions
2022 127
Jean-Pierre Vallarino FISM Aces Aces produced one at a time in flashy way
2022 129
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Slip-cut productions three variations of flashy single-card productions beginning with tabled slip-cuts
2022 129
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Tabled pop-out production jogged card is propelled out of deck vertically and caught
2022 131
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Crossed Arms Aces lost in deck, deck given some cuts and Aces are produced all at once in a flashy manner
2022 132
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Packet spin flourish packet is given quick spin flourish as it is tabled
2022 132
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Tabled multiple shift and reversal Aces are inserted into separate parts of deck and squared in with push-through methodology, rest of deck is given undercuts and turned face up, reversing Aces beneath face-up deck
2022 133
Jean-Pierre Vallarino False tabled cut multiple packets on table
2022 134
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Flower Ace Production card is selected – e.g., an Ace – and lost in deck, it jumps to top, lost in deck again, it jumps out of deck and other three Aces instantly appear face up in vertical row on deck
2022 137
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Slide Jumping Ace Production one card is shot into right hand, it is turned face up to reveal Ace as other three are produced all at once (one Ace shooting out of deck face up onto table and other two left face up on deck)
2022 140
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Iris Ace Production brief series of tabled cuts and Aces are instantly produced between two halves (“Freeman-Display” formation)
2022 142
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Wrist Production selection appears face up and jogged in deck, surrounded by the four Aces
2022 144
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Pop-out production deck is given in-the-hands cut and as bottom half is dropped on top, card appears jogged between the halves
2022 144
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Surprising deck is cut into four piles with Aces on top
2022 146
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Flying Production Aces produced one at a time in flashy manner
2022 148
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Top-card turnover flourish flashy way to flip top card face up, here used to effect a change (following a Double Lift)
2022 148
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Card spring into deck single card bowed against table and released, springing it and catching it in deck (next to an Ace)
2022 149
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Reality or Fiction King is inserted into tabled spread perpendicularly, deck is flipped open at that spot and other three Kings are instantly produced
2022 151
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Four Cuts, Four Aces deck is given series of fancy tabled cuts, each time an Ace is produced on top
2022 154
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Triumph Variations
2022 157
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Aces Triumph deck cut into four piles and an Ace is on top of each, Aces are lost in deck and deck shuffled face up into face down, deck rights itself except for Aces face up in center
2022 159
Jean-Pierre Vallarino A Royal Triumph spectator cuts packet from deck and shuffles it face up into face down, card is selected/lost in rest of deck and deck is mixed face up and face down with packet, Royal Flush cards are cut to one at a time and finally entire deck is facing one way except selection
2022 162
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Half Pass as both halves of deck are squared together, lower half is reversed, “vaguely similar to the LePaul spread pass,” see also p. 209 for more technical detail
2022 162
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Color Shuffle Triumph ending with Aces facing other direction, entire deck (except Aces) is shown to have changed back color
2022 165
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Mystery Card Routines
2022 169
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Nonsense four Jacks and mystery card are on table, card is selected and signed and left out-jogged in deck, mystery card is inserted between Jacks, out-jogged card is then shown to be indifferent one and mystery card is signed selection
2022 171
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Card switch in fan hidden face-down card in face-up fan is brought into view as right hand inserts a card and immediately steals it out into lateral palm
2022 172
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Dream Wonder mystery card on table, signed selection is placed among four blank cards and instantly vanishes, mystery card is shown to be signed selection, see p. 177 for alternative idea that does not need a Force
2022 173
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Visual card vanish signed selection is used to turn tabled blanks face up and instantly vanishes as they flip over, see also p. 57
2022 174
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Collectors Routines
2022 179
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Collectors three selections lost in deck, Aces are placed face up on deck and instantly spread to show the selections trapped between them
2022 181
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Braue-style switch three of four Aces switched out for indifferent cards, packet seems to never come flush with top of deck before it is tabled
2022 181
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Precise insertion in fan pressure fan with faces audience, top few cards are rotated back the other way behind fan so cards can be inserted between them
2022 182
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Ditching cards from packet bottom cards of packet are fed into deck as packet is set onto deck
2022 183
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Fast Collectors Aces held in a face-up fan above deck (not flush with deck), three selections instantly appear between them
2022 184
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Multiple lateral palm from bottom preliminary double undercut to set cards into position to be lateral-palmed from bottom in right hand (then transferred to Tenkai), see also p. 37
2022 185
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Secret multiple insertion three cards in Tenkai Palm are fed between four spread Aces as Aces are gathered from table
2022 186
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Miscellaneous Card Tricks
2022 189
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Ultimate Wild Card standard routine using standard Wild Card set
2022 191
Jean-Pierre Vallarino, Brother John Hamman Hamman Count with a few detailed touches of Vallarino
2022 192
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Through-the-fist reversal followed by a “paintbrush” action to effect a change
2022 194
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Reset
2022 201
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Multiple-card switch with packets more novel handling for setting up for Reset
2022 201
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Flourishy double display double is pivoted around in hand
2022 203
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Strong four indifferent cards face up in square formation, two parallel face-up spreads are made between the cards, as both hands square the spreads, the four cards instantly change to Aces
2022 206
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Double double obtaining a pair of doubles on top of deck, “hit” style, see also p. 230
(says it’s a slight variation of the technique explained in “Strong Transposition,” but there's no trick by this name in book, Lovick said it likely was an item that was originally supposed to be included)
2022 206
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Shortcut selection lost in deck, deck cut in two, with a wave over one half it visually turns face up, selection is face down in middle of face-up half
2022 209
Jean-Pierre Vallarino English Poker four-card packet is continuously shown to consist of different number of red Kings and black Queens and finally shown to be all Jokers, presentation is about the rules of English Poker, “reminiscent of Bro. John Hamman’s “The Twins”…”
2022 211
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Rumba Count variation
2022 211
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Trio signed selection lost in deck, spectator names number, performer cuts off that exact number of cards and card arrived at is selection, values of four prediction cards are shown to total that amount as well, finally selection’s back is shown to have changed color
2022 215
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Bluff spectator stops performer as he cuts packets to table, card stopped at is selection
2022 219
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Card switch on table top card of deck is apparently dealt onto table, really an “empty deal” and card hidden beneath hand on table is brought into view
2022 220
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Card or Money signed selection visually changes into dollar bill, bill placed into clip of pen and changes back to card with a twist of the pen
2022 221
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Card to bill card is lapped as bill is brought into view from behind table
2022 221
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Cost $4 performer gives spectators a dollar for each unsuccessful attempt at cutting to signed selection, after third attempt, he shows that selection is in his wallet between last two bills, un-gimmicked wallet
2022 224
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Magic Wallet signed card appears in performer’s wallet, un-gimmicked wallet
2022 227
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Card switch in spread top card of left-hand’s spread is switched for bottom card of right-hand’s spread as performer turns to right to table it
2022 227
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Wallet load card loaded from beneath wallet to inside via Longitudinal Tenkai Palm
2022 228
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Vallarino's Ambitious Card “…excels in its delight in palming as the main method rather than the pass”
one phase is similar to “Visual Lift” (p. 237) but with card face down
2022 230
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Face-up production on deck bottom card of face-to-face double is stolen out into right palm and deposited on top of deck
2022 231
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Card switch face-up card is flipped face down onto deck and is switched for card clipped in right hand, which ends up out-jogged on deck
2022 232
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Palm replacement palmed card is dropped on top as right hand squares in out-jogged card
2022 232
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Retention-of-vision switch card is switched as it is brushed across top of deck and seems to always be in view and in motion
2022 236
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Visual Lift one half of deck is out-jogged on other, signed selection is placed face up beneath bottom half and in-jogged, as selection is squared in it visually appears on top of bottom half, then halves are squared together and it appears on top
2022 237
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Double Turnover from beneath top card
2022 237
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Surprise Double Inversion selection rises to top of deck twice, it is out-jogged face up in middle and entire deck turns face up around it, then immediately deck turns back face down around it
2022 241
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Half Pass with out-jogged card all cards beneath out-jogged card are reversed
2022 243
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Vallarino's Pocket Queens lost in deck and deck is cased, Queens removed from different pockets
2022 244
Jean-Pierre Vallarino False card case insertion deck inserted into card case, simultaneously feeding some cards onto outside of case, unique grip
2022 244
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Multiple-card palm from card case cards flat against case are “top”-palmed
2022 245
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Pocket Transpo Pocket Interchange
2022 248
Jean-Pierre Vallarino False pocket placement left hand’s card is apparently placed into inner jacket pocket, really placed into right hand that is holding lapel
2022 250
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Vallarino's Everywhere and Nowhere card is selected in red deck, four blue-backed Aces change one at a time to match the selection, then they all change to Queens and their backs change to red
2022 254
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Tenkai palm replacement turning packet over end for end to motivate replacement
2022 258
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Flick color change double-card out-jogged on top of single, left index finger pushes lower card of double inward on top of single card as right finger flicks inner end of single card to effect the change
2022 261
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Optical Center Steal technique used here to steal card (double) apparently inserted on bottom of tabled packet and loaded on top, see also application on p. 89
2022 261
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Out-jogged card switch card loaded above out-jogged card from Tenkai palm and out-jogged card pushed into deck
2022 262
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Jinx Switch variant tabled packet switched with bottom cards of deck
2022 262
Jean-Pierre Vallarino In Memory of Geoff Latta Aces face down on table, Kings change into Aces and tabled cards are now the Kings, selected card is out-jogged in deck and vanishes, reappears between Aces
2022 265
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Card switch in spread bottom card of right-hand’s spread is displayed and then switched with top card of left hand as it is brought down to table, see also related technique on p. 227
2022 265
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Out-jogged vanish out-jogged card vanishes when hand is waved over it, referring to this technique it says “Jean-Pierre uses an original sleight”
2022 268
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Triple Travel prediction card says to look at the signed selection in glass, which is shown to have changed into another instruction card, a few more steps of instructions appear magically and finally direct to inside the card case where selection is found
Related to 2022 270
Joseph Ovette, Jean-Pierre Vallarino Master Move for case load to load card in card case, adhesive on card case facilitates load
2022 272
Jean-Pierre Vallarino New Traveling Aces open travelers, Aces appear under forearm, forearm used to hide cards already on table and to secretly separate double on table
2022 274
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Instant multiple top palm double-card is set on top of packet for briefest moment and instantly palmed
2022 274
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Tent Vanish variation not done with palming action of right hand, left hand is jerked forward and card drops to vanish tent card, see also classic tent vanish on p. 256
2022 274
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Han Ping Chien with cards three Aces in right hand and apparently one Ace in left but really also extra card, right hand’s Aces are sprung onto table as a double and a single as Ace from left hand is sprung to table as well
2022 276
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Italian Palm load under mat to vanish card
2022 276
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Coin Magic
2022 279
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Mirage card is rapidly turned end for end on table four times, each time a coin is produced on table beneath it
2022 281
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Multiple-coin classic palm getting them into position
2022 281
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Diagonal Coin Assembly four coins on table, card is used to vanish three of them, card placed onto table and fourth coin vanishes barehandedly, all coins reappear beneath card
2022 283
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Palming coin on top of coin tip to soften noise
2022 284
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Reverse Coin Assembly card placed on four coins, three coins instantly disperse to other three corners on table
“Jean-Pierre devised this to follow “Diagonal Coin Assembly”, just described”
2022 288
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Multiple-coin pick-up beneath card used to pick up two in one hand and one in other, all at once as card is set on coins
2022 288
Jean-Pierre Vallarino J.P. Coin Assembly four cards on four coins, three coins vanish and appear beneath fourth card with its coin
2022 291
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Fingertip rest transfer to classic palm finessed detail for transfer
2022 294
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Blow Coin Assembly coins on top of handkerchief at separate corners and corners folded over coins, each time performer blows the corners fly up to reveal a coin has travelled and eventually travel back to where they started, finally all coins vanish and reappear beneath handkerchief in separate corners
2022 295
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Rub Plus three coins vanished one at a time in right hand, reappear on left palm
2022 301
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Back-clip vanish between index and middle fingers as hand makes tossing motion upward
2022 301
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Coin transfer coin back-clipped in right hand is dropped on left fingers as a coin is openly taken from left hand
2022 301
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Coin acquitment to show both sides of hand empty, coin transferred from back-clip to classic palm
2022 302
Jean-Pierre Vallarino Coin production dropped from right classic palm onto left hand and revealed with a wave
2022 302
David Britland (reviewer) Vallarino by Jean-Pierre Vallarino (written by John Lovick) July 2023
Genii (Vol. 86 No. 7)
Elisav "Biz" Bizau No Effort Palm
  • The Sleight Corner
top palm at the end of one-handed tabled ribbon-spread turnover
Related to Aug. 2023
The Hermit (Vol. 2 No. 8)