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C4 is the ultimate color changing card case in which a case of playing cards changes from red to blue. It is the culmination of years of thought, trial and error, and a goal. The goal was to visibly change the color of a playing card case. But it wasn’t just to do that. It was to create a magical moment that was so clean and so fair that I would want it as part of my act. And now it is.

C4 can be performed when the magician is ready. It doesn’t have to be done as soon as the playing cards are introduced.

It’s so visual that it seems like real magic.

C4 was created so that I could use it in my act. And I do. Every time. And it kills. Every time.

"I’ll admit it. When I saw it in his performance, I didn’t see it coming. I didn’t think Jonathan could really do it. I was fooled. But now I know why! C4 is a beautiful gimmick to accomplish an offhanded miracle. Exactly the way real magic should look!” — Jim Steinmeyer

"C4 is like carrying a camera trick in your pocket. It is stunning visual magic. The handling could not be more clear. C4 yourself what real magic looks like." — Mike Caveney

"This is quality magic, beautifully packaged, that will deliver dividends..." — David Regal

"Dang! That looks great." — Richard Kaufman

"Jonathan Levit's color changing card case is a stunning, powerful piece of magic that any serious card worker will appreciate and it's so well thought out that even the novice performer will stun people with it." — Bruce Gold

"Jonathan Levit's C4 is a brilliantly thought out and extremely clever gimmick. The thinking behind it is pure genius. Jonathan thought of everything for every situation and every angle. It will leave your audience with the feeling they just witnessed real magic.” — Suzanne

"I can't imagine any serious card magician, amateur or pro not having this." — Karl Johnson

"Kudos to Jonathan Levit for creating this excellent effect." — Peter Pitchford / Magic Magazine

"It’s killer." — Wayne Kawamoto, Magic.About.com

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four squared

"Smart, smart coin magic, as carefully crafted by two smart magicians. Best of all, it's all clearly explained and taught in these videos."” — Jim Steinmeyer

4 cards. 2 cards. 1 card. 4 coins. They move. They vanish. Done silently or to music. The coin matrix is a plot that is performed by nearly every close-up magician. There have been “standard” matrix routines with standard moves and sleights. Often the magician will find their own variance in the plot and from time to time, their own unique sleight that will enhance the deceptiveness of the moments.

The fun in creating a matrix routine is changing the plot and finding new ways to make the mystery seem impossible and offer surprise endings.

With this three phase routine, we have “gone back to basics” with regard to the plot, with a twist thrown in, combined with new methods that will surprise the audience — magician and non-magician alike.

On it’s surface, these three phases are bare bones — 4 cards and 4 coins. There are no extra gimmicks, no reels, no threads, no shells. Just 4 coins, 4 cards and two hands. Each phase takes the audience down a path to a surprising conclusion and each builds on the one before.

We have created some new techniques for stealing and placing the coins that add to the deceptiveness of the routine.

In addition to the three phase matrix routine, you'll find a collection of sleights and routines from Jonathan and Robert:

A coin transfer with a clink

A mid-air coin clink

Coins through table

Ninja coins

The Les Mis Vanish

ahead of the game

Jonathan Levit's original coin matrix. This is my signature closer to my close up act.

This routine has been my closer for years and it absolutely kills! I am asked, often, to perform this routine and it has become a favorite for my audiences. This is a fully constructed routine, with many (many) magical moments and surprises.

Please note: This routine requires the use of a gaffed coin which you may already own. If you would like more information before you purchase, please feel free to email me at jlevit@me.com and I'll be happy to answer any questions for you.

"A graceful, commercial matrix with a surprise climax that devastates audiences and deeply burns magicians."  — David Regal

LEARN MORE THAN A TRICK:

These compilation includes valuable lessons and tips, including:

The advantages of being “Ahead of the Game” • Connecting with an audience • Staying in control • Time misdirection • Psychological audience management • My method for loading a card onto a chair under a spectator • Building your character  • Building the “moment” of an effect  • Creating realities for an audience • Using a signature prop • My approach to mentalism • Structuring an act • Fan Forcing and Deck Switching Techniques  • Enhancing an effect by moving the moment of magic • Challenging yourself • Handling technical difficulties

Also includes two commentaries for the live shows as well as a 40-minute interview.

"Besides the strong magic that is explained, the set of discs is a five-hour graduate course in the construction of magic, audience management- and connection- as well as performance art."  — GENII MAGAZINE: DUSTIN STINETT

"Applying the concepts he teaches to our own shows will put us all ahead of the game."  — MAGIC MAGAZINE: FRANCIS MENOTTI

“A master class in entertainment!" — DAVID PENN

“These are masterful, amazing routines Jonathan has taken  years to perfect.” — BRUCE GOLD

“Do yourself a favor and watch these DVDs.” —BOB FITCH

“More magicians need to think this way.” — DAN GARRETT

In this packed release, I will introduce you to the secret I use to craft clean, jaw-dropping magic. I call it being “Ahead of the Game.”

INCLUDED:

2 live shows: These is my full 25-minute close up act, performed for two completely different audiences.  Filmed at the Magic Castle.

THE FOLLOWING ROUTINES ARE EXPLAINED:

Quadrorevelation

A spectacular 4-card reveal.

Everything Changes

An epic blue-to-red card color change they never see coming and brings the house down.

Draw A Blank

My  Any Card At Any Number (ACAAN) with a clean presentation and killer ending.

Levit Triumph

My handling of the classic Triumph effect.

The Un-Matrix

My signature show closer. (Performance only)

PRICE: $75

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The levit wand

A Levit Wand is a piece of art that you will either want to put on display, or immediately begin using in your performance. It's a hard decision to make as they are simply gorgeous! Each wand is hand crafted by Stephen Levit (my Pop). Different exotic woods or materials are used to create the tip, band and shaft of the wand to give each wand it's own personality. Levit Wands have been shipped all over the world to magicians  — professional and enthusiasts alike.

Our "Signature Wand" is made of blackwood, faux ivory and cocobolo and simply stunning! Aside from this wand, all other Levit Wands are custom made to order. You choose the materials you like and my father will make it just for you.

Visit the Levit Wand website to view a gallery of wands and place an order for your custom wand!

The un-matrix

Jonathan Levit's original coin matrix. This is my signature closer to my close up act.

This routine has been my closer for years and it absolutely kills! I am asked, often, to perform this routine and it has become a favorite for my audiences. This is a fully constructed routine, with many (many) magical moments and surprises.

Please note: This routine requires the use of a gaffed coin which you may already own. If you would like more information before you purchase, please feel free to email me at jlevit@me.com and I'll be happy to answer any questions for you.

"A graceful, commercial matrix with a surprise climax that devastates audiences and deeply burns magicians."  — David Regal

PRICE: $99

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Musings

All of the routines and thinking contained in these notes are taken directly from my own repertoire.

These notes contain the following:

What's in a Name

My thinking and presentation of "Cool Spell" from the Greater Artful Dodges of Eddie Fields

Crease is the Word

My handling for a bill switch, where the bill

never

leaves the view of the audience.

A Force Like no Other

A wonderful routine that involves a couple and ends with an emotional impact.

Impossible Placement

A modified "Card at any Number"

Also included is my essay from Pete McCabe's book "Scripting Magic"

PRICE: $20

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PRICE: $45

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