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Jeff McBride – Magician

Jeff McBride – New York City

I was a regular at Jackie Flosso’s magic shop on 34th Street. My friend Jeff Sheridan, conjurer introduced me to the magic community. I use to perform as a mime artist and could relate to magic.

I had an opportunity to do some head shots for then upcoming magician Jeff McBride. He now heads up a school for magic in Las Vegas and performs worldwide with his shows “Abracadazzle” and “Magic at the Edge“.

2015.10.013_McBride.--3Jeff McBride promotional shot by Jim R Moore.

2015.10.013_McBride.-Jeff McBride promotional shot by Jim R Moore.

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From Jeff McBride’s Website

A foremost innovator and among magic’s most exciting performers, Jeff McBride combines mask, martial arts, kabuki theatre, world class sleight-of-hand, myths & stories from around the world, grand illusion – and more – to create electrifying performances that thrill a wide range of audiences.

Founder of the McBride Magic & Mystery School, McBride is an accomplished creative consultant, teacher and lecturer, in addition to his amazing capabilities as a performer. He continues to travel the world performing and teaching, building an extensive network of contacts in the magic, performing arts, corporate theater and academic worlds who share his enthusiasm for all things magical.

Jeff McBride’s website can be reached here.

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Dixon Place Music Performing Arts Video

Sinatra Simulcra – starring Jonny Cigar at Dixon Place – April 14th, 2011

Sinatra: born 1915, died 1998. Hits include, “That’s Life” and “I’ve Got You Under My Skin.” Won the Academy Award in 1953 for his role as Maggio in From Here to Eternity.

Simulacra: (noun). Implies an unsatisfactory imitation or representation.

The Noble Rot’ brought the wonderful and cocktail loaded Las Vegas enviornment to Dixon Place for One Night Only!

It was a ‘casino’ and ‘cocktail bar’ and ‘Jonny Cigar’ sang his way through a mix of Sinatra’s hits and never-before-heard material.

Jokes and monologues kept the hour going well and the videos of Frank Sinatra (the real one) singing with Jonny Cigar keeping sync were wonderful.

A great 7 piece band  lead by DANIEL BARNIDGE was a great asset for the audience and Jonny Cigar.

Jonny Cigar in one of his delightfully funny monologues.

Singing along with a video projection of Frank Sinatra.

Jonny Cigar getting emotional during his rendition of  “That’s Life.”

If you see any events in town presented by The Noble Rot I would check it out! I had a great time.

For more information on upcoming NOBLE ROT events click here.

THE NOBLE ROT| ðē; ðə ˈnōbəl rät |
1 a traveling wine saloon.
2 a place to learn about wine (esp. while drinking wine).
3 a moveable feast.
4 includes: musical/theatrical performances.

1 mix socially with others.

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ALL PHOTOGRAPHS © 2011 Jim Moore