Carolyn Graham is the creator of Jazz Chants® , which connect the rhythm of spoken American English to the beat of jazz.

She developed the technique of jazz chanting during her twenty-five years of teaching ESL in the American Language Institute of New York University.

She has also taught at Harvard University and has conducted workshops in the NYU School of Education, Columbia Teachers College in New York and Tokyo, and elsewhere throughout the world. Ms. Graham is the author of numerous Jazz Chants® books, all published by Oxford University Press.