Smoothin’ Things Out ♫ written and arranged for funk band by Rich Willey


Looking for a pretty funk ballad in a relaxed, slow groove? Would it help if it had easy chord changes so you didn’t have to get out your calculator to figure them out?

Smoothin’ Things Out  might be just what you’re looking for. This a calm and peaceful tune gives everybody a chance to breathe and chill out and savor a few minutes of serenity.


Smoothin’ Things Out  ♫ written and arranged for funk band by Rich Willey.

This is a nice, gentle chart that is almost the funk equivalent of a jazz ballad.

The easy tempo (♩ = 80) and easy chord changes for this basic head arrangement give everybody a chance to relax and groove, and that includes your audience and your band.

34 written measures, difficulty level is easy to intermediate, and a soothing time is guaranteed for all.

As with all our funk band charts, this tune comes with parts for B♭ instruments, E♭ instruments, C 🎼 Treble and C Bass Clef instruments in a PDF that you’ll be able to download immediately upon submission of your order.

Here is Rich playing Smoothin’ Things Out  in his Pro Tools 12 digital studio: