Jazz Supports Language Arts & Math


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Welcome to JazzSLAM!



  1. Pre-presentation Quiz
  2. Present JazzSLAM
  3. Post-Presentation Quiz
  4. Post-JazzSLAM Activities



  • PRE-PRESENTATION QUIZ:  Offer your students the brief Pre-Presentation. Access to your presentation is provided in the link below.
  • 1-SESSION OPTION: The program is meant to be offered as an hour-long presentation.
  • 2-SESSION OPTION:  If this does not fit your class scheduling or your students’ attention level, you can pause it & show it in 2 sessions.
    • 00:00 – 34:37   SESSION 1
    • 34:38 – 59:56    SESSION 2
  • SESSION 3 OPTION: If you need to show it in 3 sessions, here is the recommended breakdown:
    • 0:00 – 24:29   SESSION 1
    • 24:30 – 41:19  SESSION 2
    • 41:20 – 59:56  SESSION 3
  • POST-PRESENTATION QUIZ: Have your students complete the Post Presentation Quiz (Click the link below).
  • Post-Presentation Activities: Available by clicking the link below.


  1. The purpose of this brief Pre and Post Quiz is to measure the impact of using jazz/music to support the teaching of academics to 4th and 5th graders.
  2. PLEASE give the quiz BEFORE your students watch JazzSLAM, AND give it again AFTER. It can be in any way you see fit

(ex. “heads down on your desk or table, and raise your hand if the answer is True,”  OR online, as “Heads down & raise your hand in the Chat Room if True”)

We are so excited you are here with us! For questions, contact [email protected].



JazzSLAM Post-Presentation Activites


charlotte lang

Swiss/Dutch saxophonist Charlotte Lang was born in 1996 in Basel and studied the bachelor and master program at the JAZZCAMPUS Basel under the guidance of Domenic Landolf and Daniel Blanc. She is currently studying the Master of Music in Global Jazz at the Berklee College of Music in Boston under the artistic direction of Danilo Pérez. In addition she is part of Terri Lyne Carrington’s Berklee Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice.


From 2015 to 2018, Charlotte she was a member of the Swiss National Youth Jazz Orchestra under the direction of Christian Muthspiel. Since 2020, she became a member of the German National Youth Jazz Orchestra (Bundesjazzorchester Deutschland), under the direction of Niels Klein and Ansgar Striepens. She also plays is the Austrian FJO (Frauen Jazz Orchester→Women Jazz Orchestra of Austria).


In 2021, Charlotte founded her own Quintet the „Charlotte Lang Group“, for what she is composing, arranging and booking. In the fall 2023, her first album will be recorded and hopefully released by a renowned label.


Charlotte plays in the “Swiss Jazz Orchestra” and the “Zurich Jazz Orchestra”, the two professional Big Bands of Switzerland.

Charlotte recently got the unique opportunity to write a monthly blog for the Swiss Jazz & Blues Magazine called JAZZTIME, to tell readers about her time at abroad and specifically her time at Berklee. Her graduate program lasts only until the summer of 2023. She hopes to stay in the United States to enlarge her network and build her musical career.