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Paul Deatherage
University of Kentucky, Centre College, DiMartino/Osland Jazz Orchestra, Raleigh Dailey Trio
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Paul Deatherage is the Instructor of Drum Set at the University of Kentucky and the Visiting Instructor of Percussion at Centre College. He is also the Front Ensemble Caption Head and Assistant Director of Percussion for Lafayette High School in Lexington, KY.

Paul has an active career as a freelance drummer. He holds the drum set chair for the Vince DiMartino/Miles Osland Jazz Orchestra ("DOJO"), the Raleigh Dailey Trio, the Osland/Dailey Jazztet, the Walnut Street Ramblers, the Ross Whitaker Trio, and Grupo LexiSamba.

He is featured on CDs with artists such as Wycliffe Gordon & the DiMartino-Osland Jazz Orchestra, the Raleigh Dailey Trio, and the Osland-Dailey Jazztet.

Over the years, Paul has has opportunities to share the stage with such noted artists as Joe Lovano, Rudresh Mahanthappa, Miguel Zenon, Gunhild Carling, Wycliffe Gordon, Jeff Coffin, Doc Severinsen, Bob Mintzer, Allen Vizzutti, Dave Stryker, Arlo Guthrie, Clay Jenkins, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Howard Levy, and Zach Brock.

Paul attended Tennessee Technological University, where he studied with Joseph Rasmussen and Eric Willie, and completed his Bachelors Degree in Music Education in December 2005. In 2006, Paul began studies with Bill Bachman in Nashville, continuing until his move to Lexington, KY in August 2007, where he studied with James B. Campbell and John Willmarth at the University of Kentucky. He completed his Masters Degree in Percussion Performance in May 2009.