Hiram Hazley, has been in music for most of his life. He started playing trumpet at the age of twelve, and when he got to a college level, he was introduced to the electric and upright basses. He has performed with such artists as: Manfredo Fest, Kenny Drew Jr., the Impressions, and the great Buddy Miles. He studied music at St. Pete JC, NYCC, and Bethune-Cookman University, formerly known as, Bethune Cookman-College. He worked at Busch Gardens, Tampa for 20 years as a performer and assisted with musical ideas for creating shows. He performed with the Impressions for two years.