Abaji is a what you might call a multi-instrumentalist. On his most recent album he played 10 instruments, and owns over 250 instruments from around the world.
I heard this song today for the first time and could not stop listening to it. It was written by Paulinho da Viola, the man who accompanies the Brazilian singer Marisa Monte in the video. The lyrics go so well with that hauntingly beautiful melody, I think. A samba of the infinite.