Clayton as Elvis

Clayton as Elvis

Tribute

Elvis Presley Tribute act Clayton was born in New York City and from an early age he was surrounded by musical and theatrical influences, At the young age of five, Clayton learnt to play the saxophone and various other instruments, but a meeting at the age of eight with the great Louis Armstrong persuaded him that the trumpet was the instrument for him.

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When Clayton was ten his family moved to Las Vegas and he continued to study the trumpet under the tuition of a former trumpet player with the Glenn Miller Band. He began with his first band at the age of six and from the age of fifteen performed at night in hotels on the famous Las Vegas Strip; it was during this period that he discovered his talent for impersonating singers such as Elvis Presley, Johnny Mathis, Neil Diamond and many others.
Elvis Presley Tribute act Clayton Mark moved to Los Angeles in 1983 and continued to work on improving his own voice and increasing his list of impressions whilst working in recording studios. He became particularly interested in Elvis Presley and began working on the voice and mannerisms and in 1986 began performing his “Memories of Elvis Presley” During this period he also appeared in two movies in Los Angeles as Elvis, and received good reviews for his appearance and acting abilities.

Set List

Heartbreak Hotel
Blue Suede Shoes
Love Me Tender
Hound Dog
Love Me Tender
Mystery Train
All Shook Up
Paralysed
Jailhouse Rock
A Big Hunk O’Love
Return To Sender
Are You Lonesome Tonight
Can’t Help Falling In Love

Client List

Film & Television
Hollywood Highs- Motion Picture (Warner Bros), Out of Bounds- Motion Picture (Universal), Jasper Carrot Show- BBC Television, Red Dwarf IV, “Meltdown”- BBC Television, Les Dennis Laughter Show- BBC Television, Take 2- BBC Television, Noel’s House Part- BBC Television, “Tongue Tied” Video Tape- Danny John Jules (Red Dwarf), The Rudy Coby Show- BBC Television, Jack Dee Show- Channel 4 Television, Year of Promise- ITV, LA Pool Party- BBC Television, Las Vegas Uncovered- Sky Television, Planet Christmas- BBC Television

Theatre
Elvis The Musical- UK Tour & Australian Tour, The Concert they Never Gave UK/Netherlands/Belgium Tour, Elvis – The Musical- Piccadilly Theatre London, Elvis Christmas Country Show- Helsinki Finland, Legends- North Pier Blackpool, Elvis in Concert- London Palladium

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Testimonials (3)

“Clayton has the stance and mannerisms the soaring vocal power and that sonorous, deep voice off to a tee. Close your eyes and it could almost be the real thing”
The Daily Mirror

“Remember the Name Clayton, The audience cheered him loud and long and he well deserved it, Elvis never had a voice like Clayton but this actor has all the charisma that Elvis ever had. He sounds as if he can sing anything”
Vegas Review Journal

“Clayton, with his own voice is outstanding. His vocal range is unbelievable and his finale was powerful enough to pull the audience out of their seats for the encore which followed”
The Daily Mail