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Less Than Zero plays The Stephen Talkhouse
September 11, 2015 @ 10:00 pm - 11:55 pm$10
Cary Scope is a singer/songwriter/guitarist based out of New York City who has recently taken up residence in South Florida. Cary had been leading his band, Baby Johnson at the Red Lion Pub, in the heart of Greenwich Village, every Friday night for the last 14 years. Cary has been a regular performing act at NYC’s top music clubs such as The Bitter End, The National Underground, Joe’s Pub, The Back Fence, Prohibition, Rockwood Music Hall, and also performed at larger venues such as Irving Plaza, the Bowery Ballroom and Lincoln Center Jazz Rose Hall.
Cary’s musical repertiore covers all genres, and he has one of the most extensive song lists on the local NYC circuit. Whether performing solo, duo, or with his band, Cary has the ability to entertain any venue and any occasion. Over the years, Cary has shared the stage with many great artists and national acts. His band features an eclectic rotating group of musicians, some of whom have played for such well-known acts as Paul McCartney & Wings, Billy Joel, Queen w/ Paul Rogers, Steely Dan, Deep Purple, and Joe Cocker.
Cary developed a reputation in NYC as one of the hardest working musicians on the local circuit, performing up to 300 shows per year for almost 20 years. His fellow musicians refer to him as “The Human Jukebox” due to his ability to cover songs that are not usually covered by other singer/guitarists. Cary has released 3 CDs of his original material and continues to compose songs for other artists In addition to his reputation as a master rhythm guitarist, Cary is an accomplished drummer and bass player.
Cary also worked as a staff songwriter and producer for El Records, owned and operated by 3-time Grammy nominated Ernie Lake, who has produced and mixed albums for such artists as Britney Spears, Usher, Mary J Blige, and Shania Twain.