Knox Summerour is a Georgia-born trumpeter, vocalist, & film composer based in Los Angeles, CA who has performed on NBC's The Voice, FOX's American Idol and had his music featured on ABC FAMILY, NBC, CBS, and in both domestic and international film. In 2011 he wrote and sang 2 original songs for Paramount's Beijing remake of What Women Want (我知女人心) starring Andy Lau and Gong Li. As a film composer, Knox won a 2011 L.A. EMMY for co-scoring the PBS documentary film Pancho Barnes. His work can also be heard in the 2012 Jackie Chan film Chinese Zodiac, the CBS sitcom Rules of Engagement, and the Hallmark Channel movie Annie Claus is Coming to Town. Knox can also be heard in National Lampoon's Van Wilder III, CW network's Valentine (2008), Bernie Mac's 2008 FOX tv pilot Starting Under, and many film trailers and studio albums. Knox has performed in South America, Europe, China, and throughout the U.S., and has worked with Jeff Dunham, Kristin Bell, Leehom Wang (王力宏), Landy Wen (温岚) and Lin Yu Chun (林育羣).
Knox received undergraduate training at Berklee College of Music (BM) where he studied trumpet with Tiger Okoshi & Charles Lewis and composition & orchestration with John Bavicchi, Richard Davis, & Gregory Fritze, and was a Graduate Assistant at the University of Georgia (MM) where he was a protégé of the late Fred Mills (1935-2009), founding member of the Canadian Brass.
Unique traits: I'm a Southern boy with no bellybutton
Achmed Saves America (Jeff Dunham)
Film by Comedy Central Orchestrator (music)
Television by FOX Musician
Switched At Birth
by ABC Family Composer (Additional)
Television by NBC Musician
Rules Of Engagement
Television by CBS Television Arranger (music)
LOS ANGELES EMMY