Keeping up with our series of premieres, we are pleased to join forces with Trevor Knight for the release of his new single “Keep On Swinging,” a piano driven, poignant single about relationship and life itself that captures the nostalgic essence of the lyrics.
About the song, Knight comments “Though the sport I grew up loving and dreaming about was taken away from me, the desire to continue pursuing athletics and strive to apply myself led me to find something even better. I’ve come to learn that those many hours I spent training with my dad weren’t a waste of time – they allowed me to grow closer to him and become a man alongside one I admired. And that’s something I’m eternally thankful for.”
Trevor Knight is a versatile singer and songwriter based in NYC who specializes in soulful pop. His goal is to bring joy to people through music by lending his passionate vocals to honest lyrics in both meaningful ballads and playful, upbeat tracks. His sound is influenced by artists such as Sam Cooke, Michael Bublé, and Sam Smith. Soul meets pop meets country in Trevor’s smooth and wholesome voice.
Originally hailing from the dirt roads of Minnesota, Knight’s musical adventure began at Dartmouth College, where he arranged songs for his a cappella group and was selected as the only male Finalist in “Dartmouth Idol” during his senior year. During the competition, he performed classic hits supported by background singers and a 20-piece band.
While at Dartmouth, he also walked onto the Heavyweight Rowing team, racing twice at the IRA National Championship Regatta. He is determined to remain a lifelong athlete and self-proclaimed fitness junkie, staying active in any way he can. He is a regrettably staunch supporter of all the mediocre Minnesota sports teams.
After graduating from college in 2017, where he studied Economics, Government, and Spanish, Trevor began work as a trader at Citibank in New York while recording cover songs and frequenting open mic nights in his spare time. He was featured in “Wall Street’s Got Talent” in 2018, performing a mashup he arranged of top songs from the last five decades. Overtime, he honed his writing of original music and began performing around NYC. He has played at venues such as the Bitter End, Pianos, Rockwood Music Hall, and others.
Trevor’s debut single, “Giving It Up,” was released on all major streaming platforms on July 12. Through the process of crafting and recording the song for commercial use, he got a glimpse of what a life in music could be like – and he was hooked. Since then he has had his music featured on notable publications such as Medium, A&R Factory, and Gigsoup. Trevor is extremely grateful for all those that have helped him along the way; he attributes his drive and any success he may have to God, his supportive family and friends, and the passion he was born with. Stay tuned for more from Trevor Knight in 2020!