is a busy singer/songwriter who toured as a back up singer with Elton John and Chaka Khan. She stops by the show to share all original music or songs that she has performed. Each of these peices are important milestones not only in her life, but in her career. She discusses everything from her first love who introduced her to rock music, what it was like growing up in a music-less home in Memphis, how she became a the youngest singer in a professional opera company, and the first song she wrote that Sir Elton John heard that gave her the confidence she needed to continue to pursue writing music.
Her Songs are titled: “Fade Into Oblivion,” “If You Loved Me,” “Beautiful,” “Everlasting Love,” and “Lovin’ You at Howard University Jazz Ensemble.”
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Episode 64: Monique Wyatt
Monique Wyatt is a creative writer and stand up comedian. She weaves us through her upbringing in Chicago and Los Angeles, what it was that got her kicked out of school, and what it felt like when she met her husband. Monique is sharp and hilarious and takes a few hard left turns in her stories, so just when you think you know where the story is going, it ends totally different! Which is what we like about her!
Check out all the nuggets about her #Fave5 songs on the !
Episode 63: Matt Brauning
Matt Brauning is an old, dear friend of host Maggi Mayfield’s. Matt has an inspiring story of growing up with not much in Orange County, CA, turning his life into a multi-million dollar real estate business and then leaving it all to pursue his true passions…helping people. Matt is now an established, nationally touring speaker and author and the soundtrack to follow suit will not disappoint.
You can get delicious about Matt’s Fave5 songs before we head to San Bernadino for a round of Band Name or Bar Name before he drops a news bomb on Maggi.
Then Matt takes us on an adventure with the story of his First and Last Concerts before he talks more about his latest book “ ” out now.
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Episode 62: Alex D’Lerma
Alex D’Lerma is a former radio personality turned actor turned filmmaker. He runs the Cinema Gym in Burbank, CA (a studio for actors and directors to continue to work out and hone their skills). Plus, he just released his latest film “Fear, Love and Agoraphobia.” Through Alex’s #Fave5 we learn that he is obsessed with your host, David Earl Waterman’s 3-names, what it was like growing up the youngest of 6 kids in a small agricultural town, how he got started in the performing arts and his journey since then. We learn lots of life lessons about staying positive and doing-the-work. Plus, there was so much content it couldn’t all fit into this information packed-episode. Check out where Alex explains how to know when your movie is “done.”
Your host, Maggi Mayfield, had a lot of fun le [...]
Episode 61: Maureen Davis
Maureen Davis is a foundational cornerstone of the Rockabilly scene in Los Angeles. She is the front woman of her band Maureen and The Mercury 5. She is a fashion icon, lindy hop dancer and teacher at two locations of The School of Rock. Through her incredible music we learn about growing up in the Midwest, how her estranged dad got her to Los Angeles, and how working hard and dumb luck took this incredibley dramatic actress into some amazing roles on Broadway.
Her ability to say YES also landed her some fascinating roles in Hollywood as a singer/songwriter. Her story doesn’t come without heartbreak and intense passion.
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Follow Band Name or Bar Name as we plunge into Winter Park, Colorado.
Then check out her band online or on Instagram.