Paul Deemer - Jazz Trombone
After graduating with his Masters degree in Studio Music and Jazz from the Frost school of music in Miami, Florida, Paul moved to Austin, Texas, and has quickly become one of the city’s first call trombonists. He is currently playing and touring with musical groups; The Polyphonic Spree, What Made Milwaukee Famous, Progger(an offshoot of Snarky Puppy), The Royal Dukes, and Summit Recording artists Jazzbonez among many others in the Austin area. Paul Deemer also started his educational career this past fall of 2014 as Professor/Lecturer of Jazz Trombone at Texas State University. In November 2014, Professor Deemer had the honor of conducting one of the region 26 all-region big bands in Austin and was also selected to give a masterclass at the renowned Booker T. Washington High School of Performing Arts in Dallas. Paul was a featured performer at the 2015 TMEA convention in San Antonio and was also featured in a showcase at the American Trombone workshop in March of 2015. Paul can regularly be seen performing with his own group at the Elephant Room and the Brass House locally in Austin, Texas. He recently had the honor of performing in the horn section for Walkmen during FFFun Fest 2014, Frankie Valli in February of 2015, Robert “Sput” Searight’s(Snarky Puppy) the Sput and Nate show, and in the Grooveline Horn section for The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band in Shreveport, Louisiana and Austin, Texas. Paul uses Rath trombones and Warburton mouthpieces.