Walt Johnson

Professional Lead Trumpet Player Los Angeles, CA #1 Top call studio musician from New York to Los Angeles Manufacturer of the Walt Johnson Fibercase® Custom Instrument Cases “I tried the “Wild Thing” Trumpet and found it to be an easy … Continue reading

Travis Wilson

In Sept of 2005 (9 months before writing this) I bought a Wild Thing Bflat Trumpet from Flip Oakes. I had played two of them before I bought mine, and liked them more then any other horn I played. But … Continue reading

Tom Turner – WT &Celebration

Dublin, Georgia Tom Turner’s second Wild Thing instrument testimonial, on the “short model” cornet: This is my second gold-plated Wild Thing instrument, and follows closely its trumpet “brother” I got last year (in 2001). With the trumpet consistently proving superior … Continue reading

Toby Taubenson

San Diego, CA “I have owned a Flip Oakes Wild Thing trumpet for about seven months and honestly believe it’s the best trumpet I’ve ever played. I just returned from a trip to Europe, Schmadling, Austria, for the WASBE (World … Continue reading

Robert Leatherwood

Hi Flip; Just wanted to let you know that the more I play my new WT the more I love it!!! I’m doing a program this evening – big band with symphony backup and really enjoying playing. Thanks for designing … Continue reading

Rich Steele

Charlotte, VT Hello Flip, I would be very pleased to have my comments added to your testimonial page. I love my cornet more and more each day, and will promote your products with enthusiasm to everyone I meet. In my … Continue reading

Rick Thomas

New Braunfels, Texas Flip, Just a note to say thanks. I got my gold plated wild thing about six months ago. I decided to wait on sending you a message to see if, after the excitement of the new horn … Continue reading

Steve Dillard

TRUMPET WITH Paul Anka San Diego Chamber Orchestra San Diego Pops Righteous Brothers Montavani Orchestra Johnny Guitar Watson DEAR POTENTIAL BUYERS “The “Wild Thing” name on the horn does not do the instrument justice. The “wild” is the rave reviews … Continue reading

Steve Bulette

Assistant Principal, Granite Hills High School San Diego, CA “The “Wild Thing” is the most responsive trumpet with biggest sound that I have ever played. When I play my old Reynolds Contempora, it reminds me of a Christmas tree ornament … Continue reading

Russ Tell

Hi Flip, Just a note to tell you that I am keeping the “Wild Thing”. It has been quite an interesting trial. I am by all means not a pro player, so the horn change kind of threw me for … Continue reading