Jamy Ian Swiss
As a master of sleight of hand, Jamy Ian Swiss has performed magic throughout the United States. He has lectured to magicians in 13 countries and made numerous television appearances in the United States, Europe and Japan.
Swiss was born in Brooklyn, New York and today he lives in nearby Manhattan, He has appeared throughout his career in performances from Hollywood's Magic Castle to Caesar's Palace.
Swiss was a featured performer on the 1998 PBS documentary, The Art of Magic, and he is co-author of the companion book. He was a comedy writer and chief magic consultant for Penn & Teller's Sin City Spectacular. He created, produced and performed in the documentary special, "Cracking the Con Games," for the Discovery Channel. Currently, Jamy is developing, producing and writing additional projects for television.
Swiss contributes a monthly book review column to Genii Magazine; is the author of 11 books and monographs of magic for magicians. He was also contributor and advisor to the book, Magic for Dummies.