Label: Sono - CDS 7407,Sono - MD 843 • Format: 4x, CD Compilation • Country: France • Genre: Jazz, Latin • Style: Son, Son Montuno, Descarga, Mambo, Bolero, Guajira, Latin Jazz, Charanga, Cha-Cha, Timba, Salsa
Eventually, all 11 sisters joined the band. Amor Inviolado - Various - Total Cuba , she chose a different career Et Nihil - ars macabra - Hate Induced Trance by proposing a female septet to challenge Amor Inviolado - Various - Total Cuba male-dominated son music. At the time, it was believed women were not capable of playing son.
Cuchito's sisters and friends came together as a group, naming it after the Taino queen Anacaona. The septet made its first official appearance in Februaryat the Payret Theater in Havana. Performing on the radio and also nightly in the aires libresopen-air cafes, they soon found an enthusiastic audience. In the septet published three records with RCA-Victor, then the worldwide leading music label.
With concerts in New York and Paris, Anacaona rose to international fame. Meanwhile, the revolutionaries led by Fidel Castro were on the move and had taken over when the band returned to Tiger Rag - The Mills Brothers - Sweet & Slow. Although internationally the band faded from view, it remained very popular in Cuba and the original line-up continued to play until The band was reorganized in The remaining five Castro sisters chose to leave the band, which is still active under the lead of Georgia and Dora Aguirre, the band's bassists.
On the occasion of the band's 85th anniversary it toured Cuba in A musical inspired by the sisters life and set at the time of the revolution in was produced by Youth Music Theatre UK in From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Kummels, Ingrid. New York: Grove Press. Pittsburgh, Pa. Washington: Smithsonian Books. New York: Schirmer Trade Books. Categories : Cuban musical groups All-female bands Son cubano groups. Hidden categories: Webarchive template wayback links.