- From Haywood County, North Carolina.
- 1972-74, worked with James Monroe.
- Worked at a music store in Asheville, NC teaching banjo for many years, working dates with Jimmy Martin, The Whites, Billy Edd Wheeler, many others.
- 1980, formed the Marc Pruett Band and released first self-titled album
- 1982, released “Streamlined Cannonball” album.
- 1982, released “Center Stage” album.
- 1997, played banjo on Ricky Skaggs’ Grammy-winning “Bluegrass Rules” album.
- 1998-1999, played with Rock Springs Reunion, a gospel group. Released one self-titled album for Mountain Home Records.
- 2007, was a founding member of Balsam Range.