TAYLOR MADE 2006
060504A  4th May: BLUESPUMPM.
                  2 CD's 'Dirty Thirty - Open Hearts' (edel-musica 0000824X, -Austria). Producer:
                  Johann 'Zappa' Cermak. Sound engineer: David Müllner. Incl. three
                  tracks with MT on guitar, recorded live in Kurzwang, Austria in May 2004:
                  - Blues For The Lost Days (John Mayall)
                  - No Expectations (MJ/KR)
                  - Hoochie Coochie Man (Willie Dixon)
                 Line-up: MT (gtr, voc)/Johann 'Zappa' Cermak (voc, harm)/Fritz Glatzl (gtr)/
                                Wolfgang Frosch (bass)/Peter Barborik (dr)

060715A  15th July: WENTUS BLUES BAND. Övermorjärv, Sweden, 'Flakasand Rock'
                   (Stop Breaking Down/Fed Up With The Blues/Taking Care Of Business/You
                    Gotta Move/Blind Willie McTell/No Expectations/Can't You Hear Me Knocking/
                    Ventilator Blues)
                   Line-up: MT (voc, gtr)/Niko Riippa (gtr)/Mikael Axelqvist (dr)/Robban Hagnäs
                                 (bass, bvoc)/Juho Kinaret (perc, voc)
                   Note: A private film of the show exists.


060721A  21st July: ALL STAR BAND. London, Dirty Water Club, 'A Night For Nikki Sudden'.
                   Tribute-concert for Nikki Sudden, all songs unverified.
                   - Looking For A Friend (Nikki Sudden)
                   - Break Up (Nikki Sudden)
                   - High And Lonesome (Jerry Reed)
                   - Stay Bruised (Nikki Sudden)
                   - Treasure Island (Nikki Sudden)
                   Line-up: MT (gtr)/Darrel Bath (gtr, voc)/John Barry (bass)/Dave Twist (dr)

060821A  21st August: REG KING.
                  CD 'Reg King' (Circle Records CPW C106). Producer: Reg King. Sound engineer:
                  Eddie Offord. Recorded in London, Advision Studios. Re-release of the album from
                  1971 (see MT710702A), incl. a previously unreleased archive track:
                   - Savannah (Reg King/Peter Dale) -long version
                   Line-up: MT (gtr)/Reg King (voc, gtr, tamb)/Brian Belshaw (bass)/Jo Wright
                                  (gtr)/Brian Auger (org)/Barry Jenkins (dr)/Nick Jones (congas)
                   Note: The CD does not include the original version of the album of 1971!

060910A  10th September: Gateshead, England, Hall One, 'International Guitar Festival'
                      - public interview with MT by David Mead

060910B  10th September: Gateshead, England, The Sage, 'International Guitar Festival'
                   (Secret Affair/Late At Night/You Gotta Move/Can't You Hear Me Knocking/No
                    Expectations/Band introduction/Fed Up With The Blues-Tore Down)
                   Line-up: MT (gtr, voc)/Max Middleton (p)/Michael Bailey (bass)/Godfrey
                                  McLean (dr)

14th - 16th September: WENTUS BLUES BAND. Helsinki-gigs.
                  Line-up: MT (voc, gtr)/Niko Riippa (gtr)/Mikael Axelqvist (dr)/Robban Hagnäs
                                (bass, bvoc)/Kim Wikman (gtr)/Juho Kinaret (perc, voc)/& guests
                  Note: 20 Years Of Wentus Blues Band-anniversary concerts with lots of guests.
                            Filmed by director Heikki Kossi for the upcoming documentary Family Meeting.

060914A  14th September: WENTUS BLUES BAND. Helsinki, Finland, Aleksanterin Teatteri

060915A  15th September: WENTUS BLUES BAND. Helsinki, Finland, Aleksanterin Teatteri
                   (Blind Willie McTell/Ventilator Blues/You Gotta Move/Shake Your Moneymaker)
                    Note: With special guest Louisiana Red (gtr) on Shake Your Moneymaker.

060916A  16th September: WENTUS BLUES BAND. Helsinki, Finland, Aleksanterin Teatteri
                  (Blind Willie McTell/Can't You Hear Me Knocking/No Expectations/You Gotta Move/
                    You Need Love/Band introduction/Got Another Woman/Annie-Lee)

24th - 28th October: WENTUS BLUES BAND. Short Scandinavian Tour.
         Line-up: MT (voc, gtr)/Niko Riippa (gtr)/Mikael Axelqvist (dr)/Robban Hagnäs
                                 (bass, bvoc)/Kim Wikman (gtr)/Juho Kinaret (perc, voc)

061024A  24th October: WENTUS BLUES BAND. Greve, Denmark, Portalen
061025A  25th October: WENTUS BLUES BAND. Esbjerg, Denmark, Tobakken
061026A  26th October: WENTUS BLUES BAND. Randers, Denmark, Tante Olga
061027A  27th October: WENTUS BLUES BAND. Silkeborg, Denmark, Rampeleys
061028A  28th October: WENTUS BLUES BAND. Eslov, Eslov, Sweden, Medborgarhuset,
                   'Bluesfestival'

061106A  6th November: JOHN MAYALL.
                  5 CD-box 'Essentially' (Eagle Rock Entertainment 119.0340.030). Producer:
                  John Mayall.Incl. two previously unreleased live recordings with MT on guitar:
                  - Help Me (Ralph Bass/Willie Dixon) -live in New York City, 28.2. or 1.3.69
                  - French Toast (John Mayall) -live in Concarneau, France, late May or early June 1983
                  Line-up 'Help Me': MT (gtr)/John Mayall (voc, keyb)/Keith Tillman (bass)/Colin
                                 Allen (dr)
                  Line-up 'French Toast': MT (gtr)/John Mayall (voc, keyb)/Steve Thompson
                                 (bass)/Colin Allen (dr)


061115A  15th November: Dutch radio (Arrow Classic Rock Radio), incl.
                    - phone-interview with MT

061117A  17th November: Ochten, Holland, De Vicary, 'Bluesnight Ochten 2006'
                   Line-up: MT (gtr, voc)/Max Middleton (keyb)/Micheal Bailey (bass)/Godfrey
                                  McLean (dr)
                  (Secret Affair/Feels Like Going Home/You Gotta Move/Twisted Sister/Blues In
                    The Morning/Blind Willie McTell/Alabama/Time Waits For No One/You Shook
                    Me/Can't You Hear Me Knocking/No Expectations)
                  Note: With special guest Erwin Nyhoff (gtr, voc) on Time Waits For No One.
                            The complete show was privately filmed (the show did not begin before
                             the early morning hours of November 18).


061118A  18th November: Ochten, Holland, De Vicary, 'Bluesnight Ochten 2006'
                   (Secret Affair/Losing My Faith/You Gotta Move/Blues In The Morning/Twisted
                    Sister/Late At Night/Blind Willie McTell/Time Waits For No One/Red House/Can't
                    You Hear Me Knocking/Band introduction/No Expectations/Band introduction 2)
                   Note: With special guest Erwin Nyhoff (gtr, voc) on Time Waits For No One.
                             Parts of the show were privately filmed.