Hans Rikken - sopranosax & (bass) clarinet
Angelique Boel - cello & altsax
Stan Stolk - double bass
Luuk Kranenburg - drums
WillemJan Droog - keyboards



Upcoming events DROOG5 2018


Friday 9th of February 18.00h - 

Launch event by Droog 5 at Open Studios Borgerstraat Rotterdam  (Parallel to ART ROTTERDAM)    Studio Borgerstraat op  Facebook


Tuesday 6th of March 20.00h - de Windwijzer Vlaardingen

Launch event by Droog 5 at Photo Exhibition / Geuzenmaand


Sunday 17th of  June 16.00h

Droog 5 at de Fuut - Zuiderstrand - Den Haag


Sunday 12th of August, 14.00h

Droog 5 at Zomerterras Vlaardingen



Recent events DROOG5

Thursday 7th of December 2017, 22.00h

a special "dark days DROOG5" concert in
De Oude Stoep Vlaardingen 


Friday 30th of June 2017, 21.00h: DROOG5 in de Machinist.

'Live Jazz' in the context of Northsea Round Town - Rotterdam

Saturday 10th of June 2017, 22.00h

DROOG5 at de Grauwe Hengst - Schiedam

Sunday 9th of April 2017, 16.00h

DROOG5 at Danceschool Staluse Pera - Rotterdam (private event)


Saturday 11th of  februari 2017

DROOG 5 at Molen de Ster - Utrecht

Saturday 8th of October 2016, 14.00h

DROOG 5 at Oogstmarkt Landgoed Hoogstad - Vlaardingen

Wednesday 29th of June 2016,20.00 h
Droog 5 at the Suicide Club - sky bar/ restaurant  & roofterrace for the Northsea Round Town Festival .

Sunday 19th of June 2016, 17.00 h

Droog5 at de Fuut Den Haag Zuider Strand


Sunday 8th of May 2016, 15.00 h

10 year celebration of d'Oude Stoep Vlaardingen

Sunday 24th of april 2016, 14.30h

Droog 5 Stadsgehoorzaal Vlaardingen - VlaardingsTerras

previous: nouvellist & radio-documentarymaker Henk Weltevreden about his new book





Recent events DROOG5 2015



September 2015 The new band DROOG5 will be performing at the opening of art park Natuur Verbeeld.
26th of September, 15.00 P.M.



Recent events Jack Monck & Friends

Marc Hadley, Phil Miller, Paul Dufour, Jack Monck


In memory of PHIL MILLER:

It is with great sadness that we have to announce that our friend Phil Miller,
a giant in more ways than one, guitarist, composer and inspiration to many of us,
died peacefully this afternoon. RIP our Phil! Listen to
A  special VPRO Vrije Geluiden item for Phil Miller.

Saturday 8th of July 2017, 6- 10 P.M.
Jack Monck & Friends at Abbey Barn, St. Marks College
Saffron Walden

Saturday 24th of June 2017
Jack Monck & Friends at MostArt Centre
86 Stoke Newington High St.
London N16 7PA

11th of July 2015, 6 P.M. at Abbey Barn, St Marks College Audley End (UK)




Recent Events Relatives & Phil Miller: Virtually CD Tour


November 2013, a Youtube of the Cornwall gigs of the Relatives & Phil Miller

1st, 2nd & 3rd of November Concerts Mini Tour Cornwall & Devon (UK) (see concerts)

1st of October Great review in the Italian Music Magazine Wonderous Stories

29th of September 20.00 - 21.00h a radio special in Paperlate
on radio ZuidWest FM about the making of the CD Virtually,
with Richard Sinclair live on the phone from Italy. Listen (back) !

9th of September 2013 Virtually - the Relatives & Phil Miller now available at FNAC - les Halles Paris / rayon jazz

22th of July 2013 Virtually- the Relatives with Phil Miller is now available in Tokyo Japan at Kakehashi Records

12th of July 2013 RelativesRecords signed up with Roughtrade Distribution Benelux about 'worldwide' digital distribution. So Virtually will soon
be on: iTunes, Spotify, Amazon, Google Music etc....

Virtually- the Relatives with Phil Miller now distributed by Velvet Records (Rotterdam, Delft & Amsterdam),
(Amsterdam) and all the Plato recordshops NL (Leiden, Utrecht, Groningen, Zwolle, Deventer)  and the PlatoMania webshop  

Virtually- the Relatives with Phil Miller distribution in the UK at Burning Shed (Canterbury scene)

Virtually- the Relatives with Phil Miller available as download and CD. Visit our webshop

Virtually- the Relatives with Phil Miller, 2 x 2 songs, available as download. Visit our webshop

23 05 2013 'On My Mind' with Richard Sinclair was broadcast on
VPRO Radio 6 Aad van Nieuwkerk's Jazz Live

19 05 2013
''On My My Mind'' with Richard Sinclair was broadcast at
BBC Radio 6 in Stuart Maconie's the Freak Zone radioshow

07 05 2013 ‘On My Mind’ with Richard Sinclair was broadcast on
radio WCR FM (UK) in the Chris Evans ‘Curve Ball’ radioshow

29 03 2013 ‘When?’ broadcast on VPRO Radio 6 (NL) in Aad van Nieuwkerk’s JazzLive


28th of June 2011 When? live in De Tuin, Rotterdam at the Northsea Round Town Jazz Festival


11th of July 2010 "Check Reality"at Grandcafe Prachtig Rotterdam at the Northsea Round Town Jazz Festival