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Anacaona 30th April 2007
Anacaona Hotel Pasaje 1934
In 1930’s Havana a new glamorous all girl Jazz orchestra called Anacaona took Cuba by storm

The 11 sisters went on to conquer the world with their innovative and captivating music until they faded into obscurity after the Cuban revolution. Only four of the sisters are still alive. Jane talks to their niece Ingrid Kummels about her new book which tells their extraordinary story.

ANACAONA: The Amazing Adventures of Cuba’s First All-Girl Dance Band
By Alicia Castro with Ingrid Kummels, is published by Atlantic Books ISBN 1-84345-848-0  £19.99.

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