Pascal Vermeer was born in 1967 in Tilburg, The Netherlands. He started to play the drums at the age of seven. For several years he received private instruction under the accomplished American drummer Steve Clover.
As a member of the jazz quartet Iris, Pascal Vermeer won the prestigious "Meervaart Contest" of the Dutch Broadcast Foundation (NOS). Pascal Vermeer performed concerts in Burkina Faso, China, Malta, Cyprus, Turkey, Germany, Greece, United Kingdom, Spain, France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Italy, Latvia, Austria, Egypt, South-Africa, Switzerland, Norway, Cuba, Costa Rica and the U.S.A.
Vermeer performed and toured with many groups and musicians; Michiel Borstlap Trio, Eric Vloeimans' Gatecrash, Flaco Jimenez, Jeroen van Vliet Trio, Dick de Graaf Quartet, Kristina Fuchs/Theo Loevendie, David Murray, Anton Goudsmit, Harmen Fraanje, ZEELANDSUITE REVISITED, Joris Posthumus Quartet, Angelo Verploegen and many others.
Current groups are Akasha, Eric Vloeimans HOTSPOT!, Dick de Graaf Festive Quartet, Pau-Li Liem Group, Eric van der Westen Quintet, Songs of South Africa Sextet, Guido Nijs Group.