Jay Dusard

In October, 2005, I sat in with the Dixieland band that was playing for the reception of my photo exhibit at a Scottsdale gallery. The cornet player offered a horn swap for a few tunes. I recognized the short model … Continue reading

Gary Latham

I know there have been many fine reviews of Flip Oakes’ Wild Thing trumpet, but I had such a positive experience in my own purchase and playing of this horn that I wanted to share my thoughts with others they … Continue reading

Olivier Vidal

Hello Flip, I hope this mail finds you well. I wanted you to know I am enjoying the horn 100%. It is great. Everything I could read about it has come true. I also had it tried by one of … Continue reading

Jim Edwards

Flip, It’s been just short of a year since I purchased my Wild Thing Trumpet during a visit to California. I was excited about how well the horn played then, and get happier every time I play it. I had … Continue reading

Roger Lane

Subject: Total satisfaction with WT Dear Flip, Just a note of appreciation here for the fine silver WT trumpet I am now enjoying. I have had this horn now for over 4 weeks, and every good thing said about it … Continue reading

Lex and Lynn Grantham

llswoods@peoplescom.net Flip: Below is a description of my regards for the WT. Thank you very much for all you have done in this respect. Impressions – WT Trumpet (lacquered) There is a great evenness of sound quality from pitch to … Continue reading

Fred Young

Flip, The Jury is finally in. Wild Thing, #3 Slide, Laskey 60mc, Perfection! I have never played any horn anywhere that compares to MY WILD THING!!!!!! YOU REALLY DID IT THIS TIME FLIP. Thanks, Fred

Dan McMillion – WT & Celebration

The Dan McMillion Jazz Orchestra For more information on the 2001 Grammy Nominated Flip Oakes Wild Thing Trumpet danmcml@aol.com www.flipoakes.com Concert & Clinic Bookings Contact Frank Giglio www.bookingsdanmcmil@aol.com Joshua M. Sullins United States Navy Band Northeast Flip, Here is my … Continue reading

2000 ITG Conference

It was at the 2000 ITG Conference in Purchase, New York, when I first played the “Wild Thing” Trumpet, my curiosity was definitely up due to the unusual name of the horn. After play testing the horn, I felt that … Continue reading

Alan Chez

New York, N.Y. Trumpet player on the Late Night with David Letterman TV show. Officially plays and endorses Flip Oakes “Wild Thing Trumpet” A great horn and Flip is a great guy. He will help fit you with the right … Continue reading