Paul Deatherage is an active performer and educator in the central Kentucky area. He regularly plays with the DiMartino / Osland Jazz Orchestra, the Osland / Dailey Jazztet, the Raleigh Dailey Trio, the Walnut Street Ragtime Ramblers, Sound Foundry jazz quartet, the jazz power trio, Barry Mando Project, and the classic rock/funk cover band, Deep Cutz.

Paul Deatherage is on faculty at the University of Kentucky as a drumset instructor and is also on percussion staff at Lafayette High School, an 18-time marching band state champion. He also maintains a private studio at Don Wilson Music, Lexington. He holds degrees from Tennessee Technological University (B.M. Music Education), and University of Kentucky (M.M. Percussion Performance).

Paul is endorsed as a Drumset Artist by Innovative Percussion.