There are at least two artists with this name: 1) An afro-cuban jazz band from Cuba.
2) An ethno-world music group from the Czech Republic. 1) Maraca is an afro-cuban jazz band from Cuba. The band is led by former Irakere flutist Orlando Valle ``Maraca``.
Orlando Valle, "Maraca", was born in September, 1966 in Havana within a family of musicians. When he was ten years old he began studying the flute at the "Manuel Saumell" Conservatory.