HINDSIGHT BAND LIVE
Known for high-energy dance-till–you-drop R&B, hip-hop, jazz and even your occasional country favorites, the Hindsight Band excites a crowd like no one else! From private parties to nightly casino hotspot entertainment, Hindsight Band is a local favorite that entertains audiences of all ages. This dynamic band combines a wealth of musical talent to perform soulful Motown medleys down to Frank Sinatra’s Fly Me to the Moon.
Having worked for more than twenty years in Las Vegas, Larry Waller, the band’s leader, saxophonist, keyboardist and vocalist, moved to Reno in 2000 and organized this extraordinary band.
Hindsight has worked with and opened for an impressive list of many well-known artists such as Lionel Richie, Quincy Jones, Gregory Hines, James Ingram, Joe Williams, The Ojays, Sheena Easton and the Doobie Brothers. In fact, Larry and his partner Larry Sampson were selected among the many talented performers in Las Vegas to be the entertainment for Jesse Jackson’s 50th birthday celebration in Washington D.C. Additionally, in 2004, the Hindsight Band was selected to perform for presidential candidate John Kerry’s visit to the Reno Lawlor Event Center.
“A great band, playing great music for many different eras” describes Hindsight Band’s class-act performances.
Derrick Autry - Drums and Vocals
Derrick Autry hailing from Wichita, Kansas, began playing drums in church at the age of 7 or 8 years old. His involvement with the church choir led him to the Gospel Music Workshop of America a.k.a. (G.M.W.A). Whereby he honed his skills and developed his own drum styling’s.
In 2003 Derrick along with his Jazz trio “Urban vibe” relocated to Las Vegas where he quickly earned the respect of his peers, and made a name for himself as one of “Sin City’s” most requested drummers on the casino lounge and showroom circuits. Playing many of the Las Vegas strip casinos, he also toured with the Las Vegas Tribute to Motown Show, Rudy Love & The Love Family, also The Franklin Graham Gospel Crusade Tour. He’s also worked in concert with Sly Stone, Yolanda Adams, The Mighty Clouds of Joy and Wanda Nero Butler. Derrick is a powerful and welcomed addition to the Hindsight Band Live.
Leonardo Fields - Bass and Vocals
Leonardo is a very well-known bassist and vocalist that has been in demand for over twenty years. He is a Nevada native, having been born in Reno, Nevada. He was the bassist for Wayne Newton and the drummer for Fresh, a local band in Reno, Lake Tahoe area. A very talented musician that comes from a musical family, Leo, to say the least, has made his way around the musical circuit. Sweet Louie of the Checkmates gave Leo his first drumset at the age of five and he has been performing ever since.
Larry Waller - Band Leader, Keys, Sax and Vocals
Larry was born and raised in Alexandria, Louisiana. He has worked for more than twenty years in Las Vegas, before moving to Reno and starting the Hindsight Band in 2000. A musician's musician, Larry has worked with many top recording artist of today.