Funk Band Charts
★ The Amazing Wally Minko arranged eleven of Rich’s funk tunes for a recording session that resulted in the album “Rich Willey’s Boptism Funk Band — Conspiracy” that was released on 10/4/2019 on Wise Cat Records. This CD is available here through Boptism Music or you can find it on CD Baby, Hear Now, Amazon, and probably several other places on the internet.
★ All arrangements from Boptism Music come as a PDF file that you’ll be able to download immediately upon submission of your order.
★ Digital downloads are nonrefundable, nonreturnable and nonexchangeable.
♫ = Sound clip of arrangement available for you to preview.
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Adrenaline Rush ♫ written by Rich Willey and arranged for funk band by The Amazing Wally Minko
Does your band enjoy playing advanced, tricky rhythms and high-energy charts? This one could be right down your alley.
Designed to get your heart beating a little faster and have your audience members out of their seats movin’ and groovin’ and diggin’ what they’re hearing.
Blessed Are The Hip ♫ written by Rich Willey and arranged for funk band by The Amazing Wally Minko
Does a pretty “Weather Report” type of waltz appeal to you?
Give it a listen and see if it’s right for your slightly expanded funk band. We think you’ll like it.
Blues For Bobby ♫ written by Rich Willey and arranged for funk band by The Amazing Wally Minko
When you’re ready to just relax and groove with a swinging blues chart, this is just what the doctor ordered.
Designed to feature the great Bobby Floyd on the Hammond B3 Organ, you can feature your star keyboard player on this one.
Brother Kenya’s Paradigm ♫ written by Rich Willey and arranged for funk band by The Amazing Wally Minko
Based on the chord sequence from Brother Can You Spare A Dime and a whole lot of fun to play, this chart is just a relaxed and swinging tune that lets your band groove and gives your audience an opportunity to do some toe-tapping and finger-snapping.
Clip Clop Mogul ♫ written by Rich Willey and arranged for funk band by The Amazing Wally Minko
Are your players fairly advanced when it comes to playing ensembles but still relatively inexperienced when it comes to improvising?
Clip Clop Mogul could be the perfect chart for them as the parts are challenging but the blowing changes are pretty simple.
Conspiracy ♫ written by Rich Willey and arranged for funk band by The Amazing Wally Minko
The bass line is the truth. The truth is not right or wrong, just true. The parts written above the bass line cloud the truth.
Have some fun messing with your audience’s mind by letting them hear the truth and the Conspiracy at the same time.
Eenie Meanie Beanie Weeny ♫ written by Rich Willey and arranged for funk band by The Amazing Wally Minko
Want to hear Rich Willey’s debut as a lyricist? It’s right here in his smash single Eenie Meanie Beanie Weenie.
How do you become a millionaire as a jazz musician? Simple, start as a multi-millionaire! 😉
Goofin’ Off ♫ written by Rich Willey and arranged for funk band by The Amazing Wally Minko (Copy)
Looking for a nice, relaxing tune that lets your audience sit back and groove without having to fasten their seat belts for a wild ride?
Goofin’ Off is just that tune. Take it easy, let your hair down, hang out somewhere between the hare and the tortoise for a few satisfying and enjoyable minutes.
Mister Magoo ♫ written by Rich Willey arranged for funk band by The Amazing Wally Minko
“Magoo, you’ve done it again!” A tribute to the beloved yet visually challenged (nearly blind) cartoon character that entertained millions back in a time when political correctness was not even a term much less the way of life that it has now become for many. Have fun playing this zany little tune with your funk band!
Nude Eel ♫ written by Rich Willey and arranged for funk band by The Amazing Wally Minko
Nude Eel ♫ was written by Rich Willey on November 22nd, 2013 during a memorial broadcast on the radio for John F. Kennedy who had been assassinated on that date in 1963.
Among the dozens of things mentioned that day were FDR’s New Deal and that morphed into Nude Eel.
Rich Willey’s Boptism Funk Band — Conspiracy CD
Rich gets back to the original essence of jazz: dance music, fun and enjoyable to listen to, accessible to pretty much everybody. Tireless composer that he is, Rich has been busy cooking up these memorable and singable funk melodies to delight and amuse, not to confound and confuse. 😉
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Secret Things ♫ written by Rich Willey and arranged for funk band by The Amazing Wally Minko
Do you like haunting, mysterious-sounding tunes that give the band a chance to play pretty and really reach the audience?
Secret Things is a bit of an introspective type of chart that Wally Minko has arranged perfectly for your funk band.