William Stiles as Elvis featuring The Tennessee Flash Showband
An internationally known Elvis Tribute Artist with over ten years experience. William has traveled extensively all over the world performing in many venues large and small. He is available forevents which are public, private, corporate functions, meet and greets, casinos, fairs, andfestivals. He is also available for picture shoots, films, television, radio broadcasts, and voice overs.I'm willing to travel worldwide.
Area's of Expertise:
William concentrates his shows around the lean mean years of Elvis's career in concert from 1969 to1973. He owns eleven jumpsuits all of which are authentic reproductions of Elvis's own jumpsuitsand are made by Elvis's costume designers.
William was mentored for five years, onstage and off, by Charlie Hodge. During that time heworked 300 one hour shows a year with him until his death in 2006. He provided William with anabundance of study material on Elvis including many books and never before seen bootlegconcerts. He worked with him on stage mannerisms, moves, singing style, and gh Charlie William is able to give a totally authentic show to that of Elvis's live concerts andprovide the best illusion of Elvis possible for the audience.
Some of Elvis's musicians that he has performed with onstage besides Charlie Hodge are:
The Sweet Inspirations, J.D. Sumner and The Stamps Quartet, The Jordanaires, and 2009 Rock‘n' Roll Hall Of Fame inductee DJ Fontana who was Elvis's original 's also been backed by The Blackwood Brothers who were friends as well as influential onElvis.
William has done shows where Memphis Mafia Members Joe Esposito, Dick Grob, and Sonny West werethere as MC's. He had the pleasure of having special guests, John Wilkerson, Elvis's rhythmguitarist, Cynthia Pepper and Anne Helm who were leading ladies in a couple of Elvis's movies.
He was handpicked out of thousands of Elvis Tribute Artists by Matt and Kevin Dillon for a weddingreception for their family in New Jersey. Other celebrities He's performed for is Ricky Lake, Frederico Castelluccio ( Furio on The Sopranos), and Yule Brenner Jr.
Documentary on Elvis Tribute Artists - All The King's Men Vol. 2 - Chicago, Illinois
Talk Show about Tribute Artists The Ricky Lake Show - New York City
A local talk show discussing icons of the century - The Marshall Andy Show Knoxville, TN.
CBS News flew from Chicago to Pigeon Forge interview and film my show with Charlie Hodge fora spotlight on national news during Elvis Week 2005.
Chicago Bulls halftime show
Tennessee Dept. of Tourism Photography shoot 2007— Front Cover of I Love The SmokiesMagazine
Tennessee Dept. of Tourism Photography shoot 2008—Front Cover of I Love The SmokiesMagazine
Self Magazine - Photography shoot – 2008
Headliner of a Legends Show with rotating acts called Memories Theatre - Pigeon Forge, TN
Headliner of a Legends Show with rotating acts called Legends In Motion Dinner Theater -Riverside, AL
Voice over for theme park Cypress Gardens Elvis Show In Lights - Wachovia, Wisconsin
Private Vocal Training -- Memphis, TN
Learning Elvis's stage mannerisms, movements, vocal style and gestures through private trainingfrom Charlie Hodge, Elvis friend and band mate for 17 years Pigeon Forge, TN.
Yearly advertisement for TN. entertainment Public Access Channel - Pigeon Forge, TN.
Yearly advertisement for TN. Dept. of Tourism—Nashville, TN.
William Has recorded six cd's which were produced by one of Elvis's own studio 2004 he was contracted to record in an Elvis voice for a label called Kingtinued which coveredsongs Elvis was working on but unfinished before