Hugh Laurie visits New Orleans to explore the roots of the sounds that have inspired his lifelong passion for music, in particular jazz and blues. Cameras follow Hugh's personal journey as he discovers a new and authentic interpretation of some of the great songs which have shaped generations of musicians and defined so much of American culture. Taking a close look at the city of New Orleans, the film captures behind the scenes moments as Hugh prepares to record his own versions of blues and jazz songs. There is also a special concert in Latrobes in the city's French Quarter, where for one night only Hugh and his band perform alongside contemporary legends like Allen Toussaint, Tom Jones and Irma Thomas.
Parts of the concert from the PBS speacial: "Hugh Laurie - Live On The Queen Mary". Songs: • Day and Night • Staggerlee •Kiss of Fire • Didn't it Rain • Wild Honey • Tipitina • Go to the Mardi Gras • Changes. You can preorder the DVD with the complete concert on Amazon UK.
Hugh Laurie concert live @ Tempodrom, Berlin (Germany), 14th July 2012. Hugh Laurie says thanks to the audience.
Hugh Laurie concert live @ Tempodrom, Berlin (Germany), 14th July 2012. Performance of "Let Them Talk"