On May 20, at the round stage of Arnold Kats State Concert Hall, the evening jam session completed the program of the XI International Student Jazz Festival.

On 22nd of October Benjamin Herman, one of the leading jazz musicians in the Netherlands, will perform in the program of the international jazz festival of Novosibirsk Philharmonic Sib Jazz Fest. Saxophonist will come on stage with Vladimir Tolkachev Big Band instead of pianist Oleg Akkuratov, whose performance was announced earlier.

Starting from 4 to 12 December Vladimir Tolkachev Big Band performed 4 concerts in the capital of the South Korea – Seoul.

The tour was held on the invitation of the agency BravoComm, which was offered after a successful first tour in July 2013. Then, among other venues, the Big Band performed at the main concert venue of South Korea – Seoul Art Center. This time the collective played at two city venues: at Gimpo Korea Art Center on 6 and 7 December, and at KEPCO Art Center on 10 and 11 December.