Rest In Peace Brother Cleve (born 'Robert Toomey'), who died September 10th, a longtime exponent of the Lounge/ Exotica genres, huge fan of Sun Ra. He was also a keyboard player, touring with The Del Fuegos and Combustible Edison. Sun Ra, Lounge, Rockabilly and Bossa Nova / Additional discographical, biographical information was added by Lawrence Azrin, check out the links at your leisure.
[accompanied by Luiz Bonfá, guitar] • (Epic, 1959)
* - This was the principal theme in the 1959 Portuguese film "Orfeu Negro", by French director Marcel Camus, and one of the first "Bossa Nova" compositions to gain popularity outside Brazil. It helped establish the "Bossa Nova" movement in the late 1950s/ early 1960s, becoming a jazz standard. // Click on Link above, left, to view the original album