Shri Jyoti Prakas began his musical journey with his father Sri Nagendranath and then with Sri sumantra Guha and presently became a disciple of Pandit Abhijit Banerjee, one of the renowned Tabla artists from India. Jyoti Prakas has performed with acclaimed Maestros such as Padma Vibhushan Pt. Girija Devi(vocal), Padma Vibhushan Pt. Jasraj(vocal), Sangeet-Acharya TSR Krishnan(vocal), Pt. Karthik Sheshadri(sitar), PadmaSri Ustaad Shahid Parvez Khan (sitar), Pt. Tarun Bhattacharya (santoor), National Heritage Fellow Pt. Chitresh Das(Kathak) and famous Hollywood personality Jason Samuel Smith( tap-dancer). Jyoti also played Tabla in the prestigious Emmy Award 2005-Ceremony. Jyoti has been teaching
since 2004 through his DHWANI Academy of Percussion Music in several cities in southern California.