It's hard to tell what you mean by smoother, but I would venture a suggestion.
My own playing got a lot smoother with two things: steadier airstream and using the appropriate chromatic passing tones in my lines.
You can get these things by playing with records. I don't mean Aebersolds although they are great. I mean play along with your favorite recordings. Most of music is learned by oral tradition (or is it aural tradition). Listen and imitate. All the answers are there on records.
Do subtone, it makes the sound more mellow and smooth. Also works for me not to tounge every note only tounge when the chord change or when a part of the melody change. Subtone is change in your embouchure when your lips slightly curled on top of your teeth but dont bite. Blow with feeling.
Listen to smooth jazz musician you know what I am talking about.
IF thats what you mean by smooth...otherwise I wouldnt have a clue hehehe
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