Percussionist, song writer, producer Chuck Palmer has performed and recorded with artists including Gil Goldstein, RJD2, Sly Dunbar, Frank Ocean, Lucia Micarelli, Luciano, Dr. Ralph Stanley, Junior Marvin, Alex Skolnick, Phillip Phillips, The City and Horses, Waway Saway and the Talaandig Tribe, and Amy Lee of Evanescence.
He is a native of Ohio and a graduate of Capital University, where he majored in percussion with Robert Breithaupt. Mr. Palmer co-produced Dave Eggar's Grammy-nominated release Kingston Morning and is a founding member of their group Deoro. "Itsbynne Reel", from Kingston Morning, was nominated for a Grammy in 2011 for Best Instrumental Arrangement (Gil Goldstein). "Jonan", a track from their latest effort, Deoro: XX (produced by Chuck Palmer), was nominated for an IMA for Best World Beat Song.
Chuck Palmer has recorded and/or performed with: Lucia Micarelli, Itaal Shur, Dave Eggar, Amy Lee, Lulu Gainsbourg, Tony Scherr, Gil Goldstein, Luciano, RJD2, The Insane Warrior, Frank Ocean, Phillip Phillips, Sasha Lazard, The Exeter Popes, Katie Costello, Sly Dunbar, Holly Brook, Lucy Woodward, Rachael Sage, The City and Horses, Caitlin Moe, Billy Martin, Nancy Magaril, Heather Holley, Dina Finai, Adam Cohen, Blackout Holiday, Earwig, Handel Tucker, Brian Gold, The Clouds, Morley, Electro Estate, Semaj, Robin and Linda Williams, Blue Massive, Clive Hunt, Estranged Estates, Waway Saway and the Talaandig Tribe, Nyko Maca, Sinosikat, Radioactive Sago Project, Drip, Michael Rose of Black Uhuru, Nick Stump, Molly Slemp, Phillip Hamilton, Gio, Alex Skolnick, Walrus Ghost, John Patitucci, Philippe Quint, Rebekah Del Rio, Randy Wolf, Elliot Sharp, Medicine Woman, Alex Wong, Icebird, Kate Torralba, Coke Bolipata and the Pundaquit Orchestra, Susyn Timko, Seth Glier, Ryan Hommel, Junior Marvin of Bob Marley and the Wailers, Maya Days, Amber Rubarth, The Craig Street Ramblers, Tim Snider, and Paula Cole.