Update Flat Earth Society + Follow

Primary Instrument: Band/orchestra

Flat Earth Society USA tour 2014:

21/06/2014: Rochester Jazz Festival 22/06/2014: Rochester Jazz Festival 24/06/2014: Le Poisson Rouge, New York 25/06/2014: Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, Pittsburgh 26/06/2014: The Jam Factory, Toronto 27/06/2014: Ottawa Jazz Festival

“The music is full of bizarre and shocking juxtapositions…but once you’ve got over the sheer oddity, the juxtaposition becomes poetic, though in a surreal way. It’s as if a night scene in a Raymond Chandler novel were suddenly invaded by a flock of seagulls. Vermeersch’s approach is risky, which is what makes it so energising.” (Ivan Hewett — The Telegraph) “Flat Earth Society, a tight 15-piece band led by clarinettist and composer Peter Vermeersch, late of X-Legged Sally. Two brilliant sets confirmed how accomplished they are, twisting rapidly from theatrical bombast to tenderness, collective improv, mad movie-chase music and back to swinging anthems... Wet is Wet presented jazz as envisaged by Goebbels. Vermeersch grins impishly, like a young Daniel Libeskind, as he directs his close-knit ensemble. He is a monster talent, with an outrageously original band.” (John L. Walters — The Guardian, about the concert at the London Jazz Festival, Nov 2007)...
read more

CD/LP/Track Review

More articles about Flat Earth Society

Music

  • BUY

    Cheer Me, Perverts!

    Crammed Discs
    2009
  • BUY

    Psychoscout

    Crammed Discs
    2006
View Discography Page

This information is provided by the musician profile administrator or discogs.com.

Events

There are no Flat Earth Society events at Jazz Near You. Add one now.

Push your events to your social pages. Learn how here.

Rank: 1,138
Views: 11,569
Fans: 7
Sponsor: ECM Records | BUY NOW

Enter it twice.
To the weekly jazz events calendar

Enter the numbers in the graphic
Enter the code in this picture

Log in

One moment, you will be redirected shortly.

or search site with Google

Help improve the Flat Earth Society profile

All About Jazz musician profiles are maintained by musicians, publicists and trusted members like you. Interested? Tell us why you would like to improve the Flat Earth Society musician profile.

Please Sign Up or Log In to send your inquiry.