For instance, Roy Hargrove is one of the greatest trumpeters around, and I have to watch Strasbourg St Denis at least once a day to remain anywhere near sane:
Long before YouTube there was another Tube - on Britain's Channel Four and starring a much younger Jools Holland. I even helped him make an episode in Amsterdam in the early 1980s.
Now the inimitable Jools has switched his allegiance to the BBC and makes an even greater programme - Later. It is essential viewing and provides first glimpses of great new talent. For instance Lianne La Havas:
Okay - Roy Hargrove is a great trumpeter, but Ian ain't bad either.
I could go on with KT Tunstall and BAM and Amy Winehouse and Johan Fretz and Gunga. And more from Later like Eric Clapton.