Meet us

Aschwin Schreiber


Founder of Thin White DukeSinger. Well known for his performance and various styles of singing.

Songwriter ’81 Founder of KraBAt with various CD productions in-house.

’92 Singer in the close harmony group Quintessence with a final place at a national talent show.
’95 Leading roles within a Semi Professional musical group that split off from Rotterdam Danstheater
’06 Finalist “Oogst van Overijssel”

Aschwin is also the lead-singer of 60-70 band Spirit of Woodstock and with his own work of KraBAt

Richard van Leeuwen


Richard van Leeuwen is a Dutch rock drummer and session musician. Besides his technical drum skills, he is also highly appreciated for his solid grooves and musicality.
Since the early 90’s, Richard has been building a strong live reputation by touring with bands like Within Temptation, Frozen Sun and USA guitar shredder Adam Bomb.
Richard is a permanent member of Thin White Duke and Harbour of Souls, and his discography includes albums with Rebelstar, Impact and Threnody, amongst others.
Since 2016, Richard is the drummer of choice of Dutch rock icons, such as Leon Goewie (Vengeance), Jay Bodean (Bodine), Robert Soeterboek (Ayreon), Stan Verbraak (Helloise) and Chriz van Jaarsveld (Sleeze Beez), performing material from their classic albums.
For years in a row, Richard has been ranked #4 “Best Hardrock/Metal Drums Benelux” in Slagwerkkrant Magazine. Richard has been awarded 5 stars (of 5) by DrummersZone
Dennis van Elswijk
Bass Player

Dennis is well known for his groove and consistency.


Plays bass guitar since his very young years as a toddler.
Projects done with a Radiohead tributeband.
Inspired by bands like Tool and Queens of the Stoneage.
And a great admirer of the versatility of Bowie.
Dennis also plays with a Anouk Tribute band

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Jaap Koopman 
1e Lead Guitar

Jaap Koopman is a guitarist who can be found both in the studio and on stage.

After his development at the ArtEZ conservatory in Enschede, he now reinforces Thin White Duke with his qualities in sounds and depth in the well thought out parts of the music of Bowie himself

Jan Krijger
Songwriter. Among others played at:


– Room service (cover band)
– Gelfling (symphonic rock, own work)
Publishes own solo work on Soundcloud.

Natasja van Haasteren
Backing Vocals

Coached and directed a big pop choir.

Multi-vocal singing is her passion.
In addition, Sings / plays in the duo n’chanted.
Occasionally gives vocal workshops.

Estelle Smits
Backing Vocals
Since 1998 various projects in singing, including musicals.


Backing and lead vocals in amateur band, chamber choir Belle Voci,

Project choirs (O.a. Requiem from Fauré, Carmina Burana).

Mick Langenberg

2d Lead Guitar

Mick, songwriter, producer and sessiemusician

From an early age he was brought up with music from the Stones, Springsteen and Brood, but soon developed a passion for live hip hop and world music. With the collective De Nachtdienst he was already at festivals such as the Uitmarkt   and Noorderslag and they released an EP and an album, he toured with Sabrina Starke and Robin Trower (Procol Harum). He is currently working on his own project and wants to enter the stage with Thin White Duke!