“Artie's Jazz Pack” provides games and activities to introduce jazz music in an enjoyable and effective way! Jazz terminology is introduced using flashcards and the game "Jazz Concentration" (match term to definition). The game "Jazz Style Dials" utilizes the included CD to familiarize students with Blues, Ragtime, Boogie Woogie, Dixieland, Swing, Bebop, Cool Jazz, Rock 'n' Roll, Latin and Jazz Rock. A second listening activity, "The Instruments of Jazz," teaches students to recognize both aurally and visually the instruments heard most frequently in the various styles of jazz. The teacher guide provides activity instructions and extension ideas, a recommended jazz listening list, and jazz-related children's literature. The pack includes 36 copies of all the game boards and cards on colorful, sturdy card stock and reproducible worksheets. For grades 4-8.