The famous theoretician and popularizer of jazz Vladimir Feiertag in the middle of the 20th century organized the country's first jazz subscription not only in the concert halls of Leningrad, but in the philharmonic societies of many cities of the Soviet Union (Novgorod, Gorky, Yaroslavl, Donetsk, Dnepropetrovsk, Odessa, Riga, Minsk, Petrozavodsk) . In 1978-1993 he was the art director of the international autumn rhythm jazz festival, in the 90s he gave lectures abroad (USA, Germany, Denmark, Austria), and also became an effective manager - he organized tours in Europe to many Russian and Ukrainian musical groups, tours by foreign performers in the Russian Federation (County Basie’s orchestra, John McLaughlin’s trio, Dave Brubeck’s quartet, etc.), with the support of the St. Petersburg concert and the Interjazz association, held many-day international festivals “Gershwin’s World”, “We Remember E lingtona "," Golden trumpet Armstrong. "
Vladimir Fejertag, the author of more than ten books on jazz, including the creator of the first encyclopedias, has published more than a hundred articles in Russian and foreign journals. Since 1961, a professor of jazz disciplines in various educational institutions of Leningrad-Petersburg. He was awarded the Order of Friendship, the Order of Merit for Polish Culture, and the winner of the Willis Conover Prize (Voice of America radio station, USA).
The project “Jazz Party with Vladimir Fejertag” has been held in the Kochneva House for the fifth year and presents to the public absolutely unique small ensembles (from solo to quintet) that can prepare thematic programs in an acoustic version.