- n a percussion instrument consisting of a hollow gourd containing pebbles or beans; often played in pairs
- ROBERT MITCHUM, who croaks a hoked-up calypso for Capitol (Mama Look-a Booboo) and manages to sound as if he had half-swallowed a maraca.
- Every moment I'm not shaking it like an electric maraca, it ceases to blow.
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- Review: In rain, Arturo Sandoval brings fire
Maracas in the rain, now that is something beautiful. If, as one has to believe, there are scant opportunities in a lifetime to experience world-class maraca playing in a thunderstorm, one of them came Saturday night on a mountainside outside of Park City, the pelting rain and the dancing seeds of the instrument moving apace to accompany legendary Cuban trumpet virtuoso Arturo Sandoval. Backed ...
July 14, 2013 - The Salt Lake Tribune