Jazz Chants are Carolyn Graham's snappy, upbeat chants and poems that use jazz rhythms to illustrate the natural stress and intonation patterns of conversational American English. Her first book, "Jazz Chants, was published in 1978, followed by "Jazz Chants for Children one year later. For over 25 years, classes all over the world have enjoyed jazz chanting as a unique way for students to improve their speaking and listening comprehension skills while reinforcing the language structures of everyday situations. "Small Talk is a collection of jazz chants that focuses on language functions. Each unit of "Small Talk consists of a series of related chants illustrating the same function, as well as listening exercises, pronunciation practice, activities, and teacher's notes. An Answer Key is included. Two separate "Cassettes /CDs are available for "Small Talk. One features the chants set to live music performed by famous jazz musicians and the other presents the exercises.Graham, Carolyn is the author of 'Small Talk More Jazz Chants' with ISBN 9780194342209 and ISBN 0194342204.