Joseph M. Palmaccio also credited as Joe Palmaccio is an American mastering engineer born in rural South Carolina.
Palmaccio has been nominated for five Grammy Awards and has won 3 in the Best Historical Album category for mastering. Those projects are:
1998: "The Complete Hank Williams" Hank Williams
2003: "Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues--A Musical Journey" various artists
2004: "Night Train to Nashville--Music City Rhythm & Blues, 1945-1970" various artists
Palmaccio began his formal musical training at age eight after moving to a small town outside Chicago. First as a trumpet player and later as a drummer, his love of music led him to record his first demo at Hedden West Studios as a teenager.
After completing a B.A. from Indiana University in Telecommunications with a minor in Religious Studies, he went on to work as a mastering engineer for Bonneville Broadcasting, PolyGram Records, Sterling Sound, and Sony Music Studios.
He is currently the president and chief engineer of The Place...For Mastering in Nashville, TN.