Nanny Assis is a self-made man who started his career as a drummer and percussionist and turned into a brilliant multiform musician. Academically he developed his music skills at the federal School of Arts and Music in Bahia, Brazil. His evolution as an artist has revealed him to be an awesome singer and composer, heavily influenced by Chet Baker and Joao Gilberto's mellow voices school. Nanny has become known all over the world for his multi-faceted talents. During the past years, he has become one of the top percussionists in the Brazilian music industry, he is sought after by world-class musicians for both studio recordings and live performances.