Started playing drums at age 10.
After having played in a lot of bands, was asked by the famous Dutch rockband Normaal to become their new drummer.
Stayed with Normaal for more than 20 years and is considered one of Hollands best blues/rock'n roll/roots drummer.
Won the Dutch Blues Award for best drummer 2013.
Fokke toured and played with David Gogo (Can), Matt Schofield (UK), Byther Smith (USA), Dee Dee Priest (USA), Catfever, Sunset Travellers, Normaal, De Kast, De Drentse Blues Opera, VanderLinde,
King of the World and many more.
Now playing Malford Milligan & The Southern Aces, Hilde Vos Band,
Stevie Ray Vaughan Undercover.
Besides Istanbul Agop, Fokke is endorser of DS Drums and Remo Drumheads.