Nicolas Trefeil

Becs saxophone - Refacing- Rectification - Refaçage - Mouthpiece service - Vintage saxophones.


Great players and famous teachers 

 special model mouthpieces of the past.

  1846 - 1980 

Otto Link New York :

  "Flip Phillips" F.P.


       (own F.Phillips personnal Improved Tone Master model)

       (1946) Tenor sax only.

 Tip opening
Flip Phillips tenor model
 2,35 mm - 0,92 "

The Otto Link Improved Tone Master F.P. model was made  by Otto Link only for Flip Phillips himself. 

The mouthpiece pictured is the own Flip Phillips mouthpiece.

This mouthpiece was played by F.Phillips on legendary Mercury / Verve records with Charlie Parker and Machito orchestra in december 1950 on "Machito Afro Cuban Jazz" and  "Norman Granz Jazz Session" in july 1952, with Charlie Parker, Benny Carter, Johnny, Hodges and Ben Webster and on many other recordings.

It was nickel and gold plated by Otto Link in the 60's.

(Thanks to Mr Frank Laidlaw and Mr Kenny Davern).

All Of Me Flip Phillips 1954


    Below: F.Phillips with Charlie Parker.