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WILL - Illinois Public Media News - December 08, 2014

Two More Grammy Noms For Champaign Record Label

By Jeff Bossert

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(Duration: 3:42)

Isham Jones with his saxophone in the 1920's.

A local record label known for archival work will again be at the Grammys.  'Isham Jones: Happy', on Archeophone Records, reissues 1920 recordings of a saxophonist and Chicago band leader.





WILL - Illinois Public Media News - October 26, 2014

Urbana’s Nic Dillon: On Bringing Harmoniums To Life

By Jeff Bossert

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(Duration: 6:20)

The workbench in Nic Dillon's basement in Urbana

Urbana musician and Central Illinois native Nic Dillon never saw himself as having a regular day job.  Now, the self-described 'mechanic' of harmoniums may never have one again.




WILL - Illinois Public Media News - October 02, 2014

Renowned Vocalist, U of I Professor Gunn To Perform In Renovated Court Chambers

By The Associated Press, with Additional Reporting from Illinois Public Media

Nathan Gunn as the Count, performing in The Marriage of Figaro in Highland Park, Illinois.

A renowned baritone and director of the University of Illinois’ Lyric Theater program will honor his great-grandfather as the Illinois Supreme Court unveils its new quarters next week.

Categories: Art and Culture

NPR - Illinois Public Media News - September 26, 2014

Former Fed Bank Examiner Says Secret Tapes Show Fed Leniency

by NPR Staff

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York

The Federal Reserve is among the most powerful institutions in the nation and also among the more private. But new audio tapes secretly recorded by a former employee (profiled on This American Life) provide a rare look into meetings involving officials from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.


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