Details About this Artist
Antoine Knight is a contemporary jazz that made Atlanta Jazz history by becoming the first independent artist to be picked up by a Radio One station with his 2004 debut CD “In the Red”. Since release of his debut album, Antoine has played and opened for Vesta, Najee, Kim Waters, Gerald Albright, Norman Brown, and Marion Meadows.
In 2013, Antoine was recognized as an official artist on Smooth Jazz Radio in Santa Monica, Ca. Antoine was also nominated as best musician with the Gospel Choice Awards in 2015
Today Antoine an official endorser “Sax Dakota” saxophones & received a mouthpiece endorsement with Theo Wanne.
In February 2016, Antoine Knight released his third CD, “A Knight 2 Remember ” featured with world-renowned guitarist Nick Colionne & the soulful flutist Althea Renee. This album has already making a global push and can be purchased online everywhere around the world.
Antoine Knight wants you to know one thing, he’s not just trying to talk the talk – he can really “Walk Da Walk”! That’s the soul inspiration and concept behind the Atlanta based saxophonist’s highly anticipated follow-up to his 2004 debut project In The Red, which received airplay in over 50 cities. Antoine becoming Atlanta’s first independent artist to get picked up by Radio One Broadcasting, on the station formerly known as WJZZ 107.5 FM.
The latest CD,” Walk Da Walk”, is in the urban contemporary jazz at its best. The title track of “Walk Da Walk” has been featured on the “National Weather Channel”. This CD received high complements by jazz great saxophonist Gerald Albright. In 2011, “Walk Da Walk” made Atlanta jazz radios top 10 on WCLK.
Born and raised in Pensacola, Florida and a college graduate of Florida A&M University, Antoine has shared the stage and played for the likes of Angela Bofill, (the late) “Vesta”, Miki Howard, Najee, Ronnie Laws, Kim Waters for Marcus Johnson at Atlanta’s music event Wednesday WindDown at Centennial Olympic Park.
On Stage, Antoine is a versatile performer and musician, doing hundreds of private parties, weddings and corporate events. He once played as the house band for the Atlanta Falcons in the early 2000s, performing regularly for hundreds of VIPs. He has opened for Smooth Jazz Guitarist Steve Oliver at the Suwanee Jazz Festival and once appeared at the Atlanta Jazz Festival in2007.
In Pensacola Beach, Florida, Antoine was one of the headliners at the 2011 DeLuna Music Fest. A year later, Antoine was part of the cast in the movie “Steel Magnolias” with Alfre Woodard, Queen Latifah, Phylicia Rashad and the beautiful Jill Scott. Antoine made his Washington DC debut at the legendary jazz club “Blues Alley” in 2012 and now has his very own jazz station on Pandora.
Bookings and Interviews
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