Bio

Founder and CEO Robert Sayles born November 7th 1977 in Buffalo New York, attended the Buffalo Arts Academy for Visual and Performing Arts. Practice became purpose and it wasn’t long before Robert Sayles began to realize that his musical gift was God-given and to be shared with the world. Purpose soon became perfection as Rob, himself became the drum beats, he mastered and controlled the sticks and put his all into creating amazingly unforgettable soul-stirring rhythms!

In 1999 Robert and his brother Marquis”Q” formed an instrumental group and small production company called “Hyer Hytz” at the time it was spelled (Higher Heights) and it featured his brother Q on Saxophone. After discovering the gift to write lyrics and produce bigger records for many different artist the production company was at the for front, Robert decided to move to New York City where he would collaborate with different writers and in 2010 the Production League relocated to Maryland.

Hyer Hytz Production League’s musical style is ingenious, versatile and encompasses live instrumentation, with a touch of the “old school” flair, layered with soul, coupled with driving and rhythmic drumbeats that make you have to move. The tracks sizzle and are exhilaratingly filled with passion. The final results of each musical project offers excellent quality and “radio ready” masters. Whatever the music productions calls for, Hyer Hytz Production League puts there heart and soul into each production and the finished product is qualified to become chart toppers and award deserving songs.

Robert Sayles has proven himself to be a world-classed, gifted musician. His musical achievements include Music Producer, Live Drummer, Vocalist, Songwriting, Arranger and Programming. The musical areas of expertise which Robert involves himself include Gospel, R&B, Hip Hop, Jazz, Rock and Pop sounds.

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2017

  • One Mama Stage: Play Musical Director

2013-2017

  • Bound and Gagged Stage Play Musical Director

2010-2017

  • Worked for Dr Mike and Dee Dee Freeman Ministries Spirit of Faith Christian Center Music Department
  • Song Writer, Music Producer, Drummer, Track Programmer and Vocal Production.
  • Music Production for Women Walking in the Word Conferences. Created all Sound Effects for 5.0 and 7. system playback Mixing and Mastering for Women Walking in the Word conference.
  • Created all Sound Effects and original songs for 5.0 and 7. system playback Mixing and Mastering for Gods Glamours Girls conference.
  • Music Production for Women Walking in the Word Conferences. Created all Sound Effects for 5.0 and 7. system playback Mixing and Mastering for Women Walking in the Word conference.
  • Producer and songwriter for Dr. Mike and Dee Dee Freemanʼs Marriage Made Easy and Living by Faith Broadcast on “The Word Network” and “TBN”
  • Short Film underscoring and Sound Effects for Conference Writer and Producer for Spirit of Faith Ministries Welcome songs and Birthday songs.
  • Music Producer Song Writing, Programming, and Arranging for Spirit of Faith
  • Ministries Winter Productions Producer, Writer, and Drummer for Dr Mike Freeman and the Voices of Faith and Praise studio project entitled “We Win”
  • Drummer and Programmer for Spirit of Faith Temple Hills MD location.
  • Drummer and Programmer for Spirit of Faith Brandywine MD location. Occasionally, drummer and programmer for Spirit of Faith Ellicott City/Baltimore MD location.
  • Drummer and Programmer for Dr Fred Price and Dr Mike Freemanʼs “The Fellowship Conference” Writer and Producer for “The Fellowship Welcome song”
  • Drummer and Programmer for Dr Mike Freemanʼs “Mighty Men of Valor Meetings”
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Touring/ and Live Show Events

2017 (July)

Sonya Brown HomeBless life Show in Washington DC

2017 (July)

GODS GLAMOURS GIRLS CONFERENCE  at the Baltimore Convention Center

2017 (July)

Sonya Brown show at GGG Baltimore Convention Center

2017 (July)

Lyfe Jennings show BB Kings in New York City

2017 (June)

Lyfe Jennings show at The Berchmere in VA.

2016 (December)

Spirit of Faith Ministries WINTER PRODUCTION in Brandywind MD.

2016 (Dec)

Spirit of Faith Ministries WINTER PRODUCTION in Brandywind MD.

2016

The Fellowship Washington Convention Center on Drums for VFP

Blues Alley Drummer and Music Director for Merlon Devine

2014

BET show Bobby Jones Gospel Drummer for VFP

2012

GGG  Washington Convention Center on Drums for Vickie Winans, Vickie Yohi and TD Jakes

2011

On Drums for Karen Clark Sheard
On Drums for Smokie Norfolk

2010

Lyfe Jennings tour.

2009

Pleasure P

2008

Wyclef Jean tour. with Lyfe Jennings

2007

Lyfe Jennings tour.

June – Drummer and Programmer for Angie Stone and Verizon Conference show

Nov- Performed as Drummer and programmer for Columbia recording artist Tiffany Evans at GIANT show along with Lyfe Jennings.

April- Drummer and Programmer for Columbia recording artist Noel Gardin

Oct. 2005- Jan. 2006

Toured the US with Columbia recording artist Lyfe Jennings….as his live Drummer

2006

Music Cafe at The Sundance Film Festival.
BET’s Jazz and Blues Festival in Jamaica, West Indies
Clive Davis’ Grammy Pre-Taping

July of 2004

recorded with hip-hop violinist Mari Ben Ari at Sony Recording Studios from 2003-2004 was musical director for Nelly’s Hot-n-Herre girl and former Universal recording artist                   “Dani Stevenson”

2003-2007

performed in many different New York City clubs such as S.O.B’s, BB Kings, The Red Lion, The Village Underground, The Apollo Theater, Kodak Theater, and many more…

2003

performed at the Pre-Oscar celebration as the House Band Drummer.

2003-2004

Recorded with Terrell Carter from Tyler Perry’s “Meet the Browns” and
“Diary of a Mad Black Woman”

2002-2003

Toured with and Produced mUMs the Poet from the critically acclaimed HBO series Oz, and Russel Simmons Def Poetry Jam

1999

 Attended Berklee College of Music and played Drums for Gospel artist Kim Burrell

1997

Performed as drummer for Pastor Marvin Winans and Perfecting Church.

1993/94

composed and performed live an original piece of music to a poem by Mya Angelou entitled “Dawn of a New Day” for the American Teachers Awards, in Washington D.C. which is often aired on the Disney Channel.