No Hollywood Bowl This Year Means No 'Sax Man'
"I was so looking forward to my 37th year," Ken Warfield says, audibly crying. "But that's not gonna be at this time."
If you've passed through the tunnel under Highland Avenue on your way to or from a show at the Hollywood Bowl in the past 36 years, you've heard the sweet sound of Warfield's alto saxophone.
But with the cancellation of the 2020 season at the hundred-year-old amphitheater — compounding the crushing blow to musicians, audiences, and paid staff — comes the silencing of this unsung Hollywood legend.
Sure, the Palais Garnier had the Phantom of the Opera. But the Hollywood Bowl has the Sax Man.
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