Knox Summerour (ASCAP) is a Georgia-born trumpeter, vocalist, & composer who has performed on NBC’s The Voice, FOX’s American Idol, ESPN, and has had his music featured on ABC FAMILY, NBC, CBS, PBS, and domestic and international tv and film — including the hit Chinese drama The First Half of My Life (我的前半生).  His original songs are featured prominently in Paramount’s Beijing remake of What Women Want  (我知女人心) starring Andy Lau and Gong Li, and his work can be heard in many Jackie Chan productions, the CBS sitcom Rules of Engagement, and many other TV shows, films, trailers, & studio albums.  Knox has performed throughout the world, and has worked with Jeff Dunham, Kristin Bell, Leehom Wang 王力宏, Nathan Wang 王宗賢, Landy Wen 温岚, and Lin Yu Chun 林育羣, among others.

Knox was trained at Boston’s Berklee College of Music (BM) where he was a trumpet pupil of Tiger Okoshi & Charles Lewis, and a composition student of John Bavicchi, Richard Davis, and Gregory Fritze. As a Graduate Assistant at the Hodgson School at UGA (MM), he was a protégé of the late Fred Mills, founding member of the Canadian Brass.

Knox has performed and/or recorded with:
Blake Shelton – trumpet
Usher – trumpet
Kristen Bell – coproducer, trumpet
Late Late Show with James Corden
Adam Sandler
Kevin James
First Half Of My Life (我的前半生) – vocals & trumpet
Jeff Dunham – coproducer
Wang Leehom 王力宏 – arranger, trumpet
CBS Rules of Engagement – arranger
ESPY Awards ESPN – trumpet
Carpool Karaoke Primetime Special (CBS) – trumpet
Grease Live! (FOX) – conductor
Steve Harvey – Little Big Shots – trumpet
Celine Dion – trumpet
Unbranded (Netflix) – solo trumpet
Noah Sorota (Falling Skies [TNT])
Lin Yu-Chun 林育羣 – conductor, trumpet
Jackie Chan – composer, arranger, trumpet
Fred Mills (Canadian Brass)
Joe Alessi (NY Philharmonic)
Bobby Shew
Carl Saunders
Clare Fischer
Tim Morrison
Basel Brass
Wé McDonald
Tesanne Chin
Ali Caldwell
Sundance Head
Kree Harrison
Candice Glover
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