Yes, that’s Dr. House, and yes, he’s coming to play music Sunday at the LC. He made a whole album’s worth of it last year called “Let It Talk,” and it ain’t half bad. Maybe a quarter bad.
Hugh Laurie practices a smoky-but-smooth blues and gentrified New Orleans jazz you’d expect a veteran British actor to favor. He pulls it off impressively by vanity-project standards; Laurie does a mean Tom Jones impression, and his band swaggers authentically under the supervision of Joe Henry and Allen Toussaint.