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Ronnie “Sportcoat” Overton Mixes Jazz with R&B On His New Album “Mind Therapy”! SUMMARY: As musician with more than 40 years of experience, Ronnie “Sportcoat” Overton is a talented bassist with roots in the Motown artistic movement. Using the perfect blend of old and new, his music fits a niche that both modern jazz and Motown lovers may find irresistible. Released in August of 2014, his recent album “Mind Therapy” is a comprehensive take on Jazz, new-wave R&B, and even classic doo-wop music. BODY: Pontiac, Michigan, October 22, 2014 - Hailing from Michigan, the home of Motown, Ronnie Overton has been a staple in the city's music industry for more than 40 years. As a performing bassist, he has played for legendary artist Ronnie McNeir and Kim Weston, as well as serving as the band director for the Del-Vikings. Overton's musical resume spans countless genres and generations, each piece lending to his diverse solo style. Described by many as a modern take on the classic Motown sound, Overton's unique style of music is a must-have for any jazz collection. Perhaps what makes Overton's latest album, “Mind Therapy” so brilliant, is its consistency. Each track, while offering different elements of jazz, R&B and Motown, remains consistently locked into a stable vibe. The album has the ability to maintain a steady grove, while encompassing numerous jazz elements, changing tempo, and creating an atmosphere that is predictable and frenetic all at once

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