There's a lot of music I love that has retrospectively come to be seen as "classy" so those who are not initiated to it will never be as long as that association is never broken. Too bad. For them.
Stan Getz is not my favorite tenor saxophonist because of the innovations that followed, which are closer to my heart, but he has possible the best timbre on that instrument ever (oh, and Jobim!!!):
I love Coltrane but get sick of people who pick sides either for or against his free period. Yeah, I own Interstellar Space. Blah blah blah. But (oh, and Hartman!!!):
Also, my favorite song (when drunk on a beautiful evening contemplating a failed romance):