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Sonya Kitchell Biography

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Birth Name: Sonya Kitchell
Born: 1989/03/01
Birth Place: Northampton, Massachusetts
Years Active: 2005–present
Genres: Rock, Jazz

Sonya D. Kitchell (born March 1, 1989 in Northampton, Massachusetts) is an American jazz singer-songwriter. She released her album ''Words Came Back to Me'' on 4 April 2006.

She previously released an EP ''Cold Day'' in 2005.

She was interviewed by reporter Howard Berkes on the National Public Radio program All Things Considered that aired on Saturday, June 3, 2006, where she played some of her music.

''Words Came Back to Me'' was the second album released through the Starbucks Hear Music program, putting her album in both coffee and record stores across the U.S. Antigone Rising was the first group to be sold through the program. She made her UK debut at the Starbucks UK and Ireland leadership conference held at The Barbican Centre in London, where she performed 3 songs for the delegates.

Sonya has a new album coming out titled ''This Storm'' which will be released in the USA in September, 2008, but she has said that it will be released in Europe earlier in the year. She is touring with Herbie Hancock from May to September, 2008.

Sonya's song ''Soldier's Lament'' was played during the final minutes of the last episode of the fourth season of The Unit.