• From Wautaga, Tennessee. Lives in Gallatin, Tennessee.
  • 1972-1973, formed his first band, the Rocky Mountain Boys.
  • 1974-1977, played with The Tennessee Bluegrass Four.
  • 1978-1979, played with The Cumberland Mountain Boys.
  • 1980-1982, played with Carl Story and the Rambling Mountaineers.
  • 1982-1986, played with Jim and Jesse and the Virginia Boys.
  • 1983, released first album “Classics for Banjo” (CMS).
  • 1986, formed Mike Scott and The All American Band.
  • 1987-1991, performed part-time with Danny Davis and the Nashville Brass.
  • 1995, married Brenda Marshall (formerly of the Marshall Family, a gospel group).
  • 2002, joined Ronnie Reno and the Reno Tradition (as well as performing with Danny Davis and his own band.)
  • 2005, recorded several instrumental albums (“Star Spangled Bluegrass,” “Mountain Valley Bluegrass,” and “Applachian Sunday Bluegrass”) for Homestead Music, a Nashville label specializing in the gift shop market.
  • He is also an expert wordworker who restores vintage homes.
  • Nickname given to him by Bill Monroe: “Mike the Smilin’ Scott.”
  • Currently works with Jesse McReynolds and the Virginia Boys on the Grand Ole Opry and has his own band Mike Scott and the Nashville Band.
  • 2012, released Blue Moon of Kentucky:  An Instrumental Tribute to Bill Monroe (Rural Rhythm)
  • 2012, released gospel album Take Me Lord & Use Me (Rural Rhythm).
  • 2012, celebrated his 40th year as a professional musician.
  • 2013, released Home Sweet Home, an album of civil war era instrumentals (Rural Rhythm).
  • 2015, released Foggy Mountain Breakdown album (Green Hill Productions).
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