Author: Sunny Jain

Sunny Jain is composer, drummer and dhol player based in Brooklyn, NY. His Wild Wild East album was released this year on Smithsonian Folkways Recordings. He’s also the founder and bandleader of Red Baraat. Find him on his websiteFacebookInstagram, and Spotify.

After composing and transcribing music for my wedding day, Red Baraat was born. Dave Sharma leads the baraat (wedding procession) on dhol, as I walk with my mother, family, and friends. August 27, 2005. (Photo courtesy of Sunny Jain)