Victor Assis Brasil

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Victor Assis Brasil
Born (1945-08-28)August 28, 1945
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Died April 14, 1981(1981-04-14) (aged 35)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Occupation Musician (Saxophonist, Composer)

Victor Assis Brasil (August 28, 1945 – 1981) was a Brazilian jazz saxophonist. He was the brother of classical pianist João Carlos Assis Brasil. He studied at Berklee College of Music and later taught improvisation technique in Brazil. He also toured on three continents.[1]

He is said to have been more popular outside Brazil than in it and his style was strongly influenced by non-Brazilian musicians.[citation needed]

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