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maraca

a percussion instrument, usually one of a pair, consisting of a gourd or plastic shell filled with dried seeds, pebbles, etc. It is used chiefly in Latin American music
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As we analysed only two samples, this study can hardly be seen as representative for tourmaline from Maraca.
La raiz de la maraca no sobrepasa los 30 cm de profundidad, por lo que puede prosperar en suelos poco profundos, de textura franca a arcillosa con buena retencion de humedad y buen drenaje, para evitar pudricion.
O objetivo desta investigacao e definir as geometrias de elementos estruturais que mostram evidencia de inversao tectonica positiva no nivel das formacoes Maraca e Apon (Cretaceo Meio-Inferior), no bloco "VIII", parte central da Bacia de Maracaibo, Venezuela, com o fim de clarificar a arquitetura geologica do substrato.
Maraca (feminine) is a noun in apposition taken from the type locality of Maraca cabocla ("Maraca").
Maraca may have the edge on excitement, but Ramon Valle's disc is a real quiet storm, a more relaxed pleasure.
The newspaper served to support the interior of the maraca as students put the second bowl over the first and sealed the seam between the bowls together.
Anne Patterson, co-ordinator of Gas-Free Coventry, plans to contact Bez to tell him his maracas will be pointing in the right direction when he takes the stage at Godiva.
with an array of great talent support from the likes of Maraca, Arturo O'Farrill, Oscar Stagnaro, Dario Eskanazi, Roberto Quintero, Carlos Cascante, Mike Rodriguez, etc.
1) Gilbert Bonner shakes a maraca as he sells ethnic clothing to the Cajun music beat at Simi Valley's festival Saturday.
Salseros who have included reggaeton in their projects during the past few years include Chino Nunez, Cuco Valoy, La Sonora Carruseles, Tito Nieves, Grupo Niche, Ismael Miranda, N'Klabe, Maraca, Rebeca Mauleon, Kim de los Santos, Joe Arroyo, Cana Brava, Chino Espinoza, India, Pochy y su Cocoband and Rey Reyes.
The ultimate party game, "Samba de Amigo" gives gamers the ability to show off more than their gameplay skills by using maraca peripherals to shake to the worlds' favorite dance and Latin music.
Saturday's lineup: Wynton Marsalis, Etta James & the Roots Band, Arturo Sandoval, Joe Lovano's Street Band, Nnenna Freelon, Preservation Hall Jazz Band with special guest Pete Fountain, Marcus Miller, the Charles Mingus 80th Birthday Tribute Big Band, Maraca, Lavay Smith and her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, L.