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AJ Silver

Angelo Iodice, also known as AJ Silver, is considered one of the finest western acts in the business today. He has studied dance/movement and character development, and the western arts such as trick roping, bullwhip artistry and bolas. Surprisingly, Silver did not grow up on a ranch in Texas, but was born and raised in the Bronx. He fell in love with show business, especially the circus, as a youngster, and, after being informed by his parents that he could not have an elephant for his pet, he took to horses and riding, and saw his first trick-riding exhibition at a rodeo presentation at Madison Square Garden. He went on to learn rodeo expertise from a professional rodeo couple.

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Watch Past Performances

Holiday Vaudeville 12/18/04: Holiday Vaudeville

Holiday Vaudeville: Cajun cellist Sean Grissom hosts two evenings of holiday vaudeville, featuring artists Artis The Spoonman; AJ Silver, “New Star of the Old West,” who approaches trick roping, bullwhip artistry, and bolas in a style all his own; and the Alexandria Kleztet, a modern-Klezmer quartet.

Holiday Vaudeville

Holiday Vaudeville: Cajun cellist Sean Grissom hosts two evenings of holiday vaudeville, featuring artists Artis The Spoonman; AJ Silver, “New Star of the Old West,” who approaches trick roping, bullwhip artistry, and bolas in a style all his own; and the Alexandria Kleztet, a modern-Klezmer quartet.
Holiday Vaudeville 12/17/04: Holiday Vaudeville

Holiday Vaudeville: Cajun cellist Sean Grissom hosts two evenings of holiday vaudeville, featuring artists Artis The Spoonman; AJ Silver, “New Star of the Old West,” who approaches trick roping, bullwhip artistry, and bolas in a style all his own; and the Alexandria Kleztet, a modern-Klezmer quartet.

Holiday Vaudeville

Holiday Vaudeville: Cajun cellist Sean Grissom hosts two evenings of holiday vaudeville, featuring artists Artis The Spoonman; AJ Silver, “New Star of the Old West,” who approaches trick roping, bullwhip artistry, and bolas in a style all his own; and the Alexandria Kleztet, a modern-Klezmer quartet.

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