Jazz (Episode 4 of 6): This week, Hugh plays and sings "One For My Baby (And One More For The Road)", and looks at the blues strain in jazz music, illustrated with music from Miles Davis, Kid Ory, Duke Ellington and more.
Interview with Hugh Laurie on Robert Elms(BBC London 94.9), recorded 10 days ago, talking about why he calls the UK home and his love of the musician's life.
Soul & Hip Hop (Episode 3 of 6): This week, Hugh plays and sings "Stagger Lee", explaining its roots in a real 19th century murder. That starts a complicated trail of gossip, political scandal, and folk lore which leads through the music of James Brown, Lloyd Price, The Clash, Ma Rainey, Louis Armstrong, Sir Mix-A-Lot and Kanye West to show how the spirit of Stagger Lee still influences the soul and hip hop that we listen to today.
Blackadder and House star Hugh Laurie joins us in the studio to talk about playing the blues and his new career as a Radio DJ