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"Reconcile is a delicious mix of R&B, soul, jazz, and funk from another era. You can’t help but listen to it and think about a smokey, dimly lit speakeasy with her sultry vocals caressing every patron. Drink it up." - Jason Donnelly, Jukely, September, 2018 

From John Vettese, 88.5 WXPN: "If you’re a fan of any nook of the past four decades of singer-songwriter-dom, there’s something in Reconcile for you. You’ll hear spoken word verses set to drum circle percussion, you’ll hear Ani DiFranco-ian turns of phrase, you’ll hear touches of Fiona Apple-esque introspection, and you’ll hear soul grooves that glide like Janis Ian."

Sonni weaves together percussive guitar riffs, soul-drenched melodies, and meaningful lyrics to create an earthy combination of R&B, funk, jazz, and folk. She sings with an urgency of feeling and emotion, and plays guitar with a style all her own; influenced by finger-picking, world rhythms and the blues. Her sound has drawn comparisons to Amy Winehouse, Rising Appalachia, Erykah Badu, and Norah Jones. In September of 2018, Sonni released her first self-produced full length solo album called "Reconcile," featuring many Philly greats and recorded in her home base, the city of brotherly love. 

 

As a solo artist and as front-woman for the reggae-fusion band The Underwater Sounds, she has shared the stage with such prestigous acts as Snarky Puppy, Nai Palm (of Hiatus Kaiyote), The Easy Star All Stars, John Brown's Body, and Groundation. A producer and songwriter at heart, she collaborates frequently with different musicians.  She has written music for Kuf Knotz, goldenspiral, C-rayz Walz, Cultureal, Money Fame & Love, Impressionist, and Predator Dub Assassins, and her compositions have been featured on WKDU, WXPN, WMMR, and Radio 104.5. 

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