Presented by Melanie Christodoulou
Social Media Producer – Jayne Franco
Audio Producer – Max Wills
Take One: your weekly guide to what’s happening on Sydney’s live music scene. Host Melanie Christodoulou takes a cross section of the Eastside sound and tells you where you can find them performing LIVE at a venue near you. Want to know more? Tune in for interviews with everyone from the artists themselves to those working behind the scenes to help bring Sydney’s live music scene to life. Previous guests include Julian Curwin (Tango Saloon, Mango Saloon, Romeo Records), Emily Wurramara, Ellen Kirkwood (Fat Yahoozah, Mister Ott, On the Stoop, Sirens Big Band) and most recently Sarah McKenzie (Impulse! Records). About Melanie Christodoulou: This Sydney-sider is a young jazz singer, starting out in the school choir and having worked under the guidance of some of the city’s finest educators including singer/songwriter/pianist Di Solomon, pianist Adrian Lim-Klumpes (The Leaf Label/ Rufus Records, Triosk, Tangents, Three of Millions), singer/songwriter’s Lily Dior (AUS) and Elana Stone (All Our Exes Live In Texas). Her performance career has extended across TV and Sydney’s live music scene, having performed with the likes of bassist Hannah James (AUS), guitarist Blain Cunnenn (The Baldwins, Blain and Courtney, Julia Jacklin), pianist Wilbur Whitta (Wilbur Whitta Trio, Black Bird Hum), drummer Brendan Paul, as well as presenter and drummer Johan Rahman, bassist Renee King (Sydney Women’s Jazz Collective), saxophonist Zac Olsen (Papaya Tree). 2015 saw her assume both the Musical Director and a hosting position on one of Sydney’s premier arts and music community broadcasters, Eastside Radio 89.7FM.
Take One would also like to thank the Australian Music Radio Airplay Project (AMRAP) for their financial assistance in making the show possible…