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Topic: Learn busking
Message: Posted by: BlindWizard (Feb 1, 2018 12:08PM)
What are some of the best resources as far as books or DVDs go to learn busting? And where would you find them ?
Message: Posted by: cbguy (Feb 1, 2018 04:26PM)
Best DVD, hands down is from Kozmo: Tales from the street.

If you get this DVD set (2 dvd) you do not need any other books, dvd's or anything else.
Message: Posted by: imgic (Feb 1, 2018 09:19PM)
Spend a few minutes browsing past discussions...youíll find all sorts of good suggestions.
Message: Posted by: Yellowcustard (Feb 2, 2018 03:48AM)
A 2nd vote for Kozmo, Tales from the street. Something that really helped me was the blog and book from Jimmy Talks a Lot http://jimmytalksalot.blogspot.co.nz/.

I am also at the stage were I am giving my show a make over I am thinking of looking at Jim Cellini street work.

Hope this helps
Message: Posted by: Zauberman (Feb 2, 2018 07:41AM)
Learning how to busk and learning tricks to use for Street Performng are 2 different entities.....however if you are interested in the later, I wholly recomend the book, Roy Benson by Starlight.

Most of the material in the book can be performed/adapted for the street.....Benson Bowls, Chinese Sticks, Saly Pour, Linking Rings, etc.

These are the tricks....you'll have to develop the patter,show. But that is actually an advantage. The trouble with buying busking DVD's is you'll end up copying the performance, mannerisms, script.

Don't get me wrong. The DVD's are great. But the book will push you further.
Message: Posted by: Mario Morris (Feb 2, 2018 07:58AM)
We have lots of resources as well as free tips, advice and videos we also have our online school as well as live classes.
www.schoolofbusking.com
Message: Posted by: ROBERT BLAKE (Feb 2, 2018 09:28AM)
[quote]On Feb 2, 2018, Zauberman wrote:
Learning how to busk and learning tricks to use for Street Performng are 2 different entities.....however if you are interested in the later, I wholly recomend the book, Roy Benson by Starlight.

Most of the material in the book can be performed/adapted for the street.....Benson Bowls, Chinese Sticks, Saly Pour, Linking Rings, etc.

These are the tricks....you'll have to develop the patter,show. But that is actually an advantage. The trouble with buying busking DVD's is you'll end up copying the performance, mannerisms, script.

Don't get me wrong. The DVD's are great. But the book will push you further. [/quote]



Problem is to find this book. It will not teach you busking. If you know busking then you can adapt tricks from this book.

I would start with mario morris busking school.
Message: Posted by: Nickoli Sharpe (Feb 2, 2018 08:16PM)
I would recommend going to the busking school.
It will help you learn what works and how to get a crowd.
Never been but have heard great things.
Plus how can you go wrong with teachers like Mario and McBride.
Either that or just travel to pitches around the world and watch street acts.
I agree getting a video might lead you to copy what there doing.
Go to the school, wish it were around back in the day.
Nickoli
Message: Posted by: Mac_Stone (Mar 3, 2018 07:06PM)
I have a few DVD's on busking listed in the for sale section of the Cafť you may be interested in.
Message: Posted by: Mario Morris (Mar 5, 2018 03:33PM)
Thanks Nikoli
The School of Busking was founded in 2006 in the UK. For the past 8years I have helped develop the Focus on Street Magic.
Now for the first time we opened the Online School of Busking.
https://www.schoolofbusking.com/shop/l/online-lessons/complete-online-busking-and-street-magic-course-copy
Message: Posted by: Chatterbox41 (Mar 6, 2018 12:20PM)
[quote]On Mar 5, 2018, Mario Morris wrote:
Thanks Nikoli
The School of Busking was founded in 2006 in the UK. For the past 8years I have helped develop the Focus on Street Magic.
Now for the first time we opened the Online School of Busking.
https://www.schoolofbusking.com/shop/l/online-lessons/complete-online-busking-and-street-magic-course-copy [/quote]

Love the online modules! I have 1 and 2.... waiting for PayPal to clear so I can connect with 3 and 4.... hopefully by Thursday.

Gary K
Message: Posted by: Chatterbox41 (Mar 6, 2018 12:27PM)
[quote]On Feb 1, 2018, cbguy wrote:
Best DVD, hands down is from Kozmo: Tales from the street.

If you get this DVD set (2 dvd) you do not need any other books, dvdís or anything else. [/quote]

Forgot to mention I also love the Tales from the Street DVDs as well as the 3 Cellini DVDs. Great references.

Also both of Cellinis books, Jimmy Talksalot book...

Gary K
Message: Posted by: mike bonfield (Mar 6, 2018 01:29PM)
Other dvds are crowd puller peter wardell
Message: Posted by: Kyoki_Sanitys_Eclipse (Mar 7, 2018 12:10PM)
What all books has Cellini wrote. I only know of one
Message: Posted by: cbguy (Mar 7, 2018 05:29PM)
Kyoki, have you been back on the streets since vegas, with Mike?
Message: Posted by: Mario Morris (Mar 7, 2018 06:20PM)
[quote]On Mar 6, 2018, mike bonfield wrote:
Other dvds are crowd puller peter wardell [/quote]

CELLINI'S DREAMER'S HIGHWAY
Message: Posted by: Mario Morris (Mar 7, 2018 06:21PM)
[quote]On Mar 6, 2018, Chatterbox41 wrote:
[quote]On Mar 5, 2018, Mario Morris wrote:
Thanks Nikoli
The School of Busking was founded in 2006 in the UK. For the past 8years I have helped develop the Focus on Street Magic.
Now for the first time we opened the Online School of Busking.
https://www.schoolofbusking.com/shop/l/online-lessons/complete-online-busking-and-street-magic-course-copy [/quote]

Love the online modules! I have 1 and 2.... waiting for PayPal to clear so I can connect with 3 and 4.... hopefully by Thursday.

Gary K [/quote]

Thank you Gary
Message: Posted by: Kyoki_Sanitys_Eclipse (Mar 9, 2018 10:18PM)
Hi cbguy. I haven't made it out since I went with Mike. I want to go to a firat Friday in springfield mo and work the block but right now I'm waiting tables and the weekends are my money makers. I am doing effects for my tables though and it nets me really good tips. I'll be in KC the 21st and thought about trying it then if I can find a spot
Message: Posted by: Chatterbox41 (Mar 11, 2018 01:57PM)
[quote]On Mar 7, 2018, Kyoki_Sanitys_Eclipse wrote:
What all books has Cellini wrote. I only know of one [/quote]

The Royal Touch and Dreamerís Highway. Dreamerís Highway has more autobiographical detail than Royal Touch, but Royal Touch has more tricks. Both I really love!

Gary K
Message: Posted by: Chatterbox41 (Mar 11, 2018 02:09PM)
[quote]On Mar 7, 2018, Mario Morris wrote:
[quote]On Mar 6, 2018, Chatterbox41 wrote:
[quote]On Mar 5, 2018, Mario Morris wrote:
Thanks Nikoli
The School of Busking was founded in 2006 in the UK. For the past 8years I have helped develop the Focus on Street Magic.
Now for the first time we opened the Online School of Busking.
https://www.schoolofbusking.com/shop/l/online-lessons/complete-online-busking-and-street-magic-course-copy [/quote]

Love the online modules! I have 1 and 2.... waiting for PayPal to clear so I can connect with 3 and 4.... hopefully by Thursday.

Gary K [/quote]

Thank you Gary [/quote]

Youíre welcome Mario! Hope to be part of the live school one day!

Gary K
Message: Posted by: mike bonfield (Mar 12, 2018 03:15PM)
The Royal Touch and Dreamerís Highway. Dreamerís Highway a must to any magician busker
Message: Posted by: whocares (Apr 17, 2018 02:00PM)
Don't pass up any Cellini DVDs or books.

He was quite simply, The Master

David