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 Ross Whitaker Trio, the Walnut Street Ramblers, and Grupo LexiSamba.
Paul Deatherage is on faculty at the University of Kentucky as a drumset instructor, at Centre College as a percussion instructor, and is assistant director of percussion at Lafayette High School, a 23-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).