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The Amazing Adventures of Anacaona, Cuba's Legendary All-Girl Dance band. By Alicia Castro. In this evocative memoir, saxophonist Castro looks back on the dazzling history of Anacaona, from their unlikely inception to their international successes. This daring group of sisters played with Dizzy Gillespie, Cab Calloway and an international A-list of jazz stars as they toured the world. This buoyant, first-hand account describes everything from the atmosphere in '30s Cuba to their success at survival during the Communist Revolution.

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In this evocative memoir, saxophonist Castro looks back on the dazzling history of Anacaona, from their unlikely inception to their international successes. This daring group of sisters played with Dizzy Gillespie, Cab Calloway and an international A-list of jazz stars as they toured the world. This buoyant, first-hand account describes everything from the atmosphere in '30s Cuba to their success at survival during the Communist Revolution.
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Item Code QUEEH
Publisher Grove
Publish Date 2007
ISBN 9780802118561
Binding Hard Cover
Dimensions 7x9
# Pages 394pg
Color b&w
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