217 Today: Branford Marsalis scales jazz back to the basics
Friday, January 26, 2024
- Illinois Senate President Don Harmon says he’s focused on getting a balanced budget passed during the spring legislative session.
- Illinois public health officials are offering grants to help train more people to provide reproductive health care.
- Illinois consumer advocates are applauding a new federal rule designed to reduce overdraft fees charged by banks.
- The Fighting Illini women’s basketball team lost at home last night to the Ohio State Buckeyes.
In today's deep dive, we’ll listen to a conversation with Grammy award-winning saxophonist Branford Marsalis about coming into his own as a renowned performer.
217 Today is produced by Stephanie Mosqueda. Reporting contributed by Jim Meadows, Katie O'Connell, Colin Hislope and Kimberly Schofield.