KASHMIR performance - May 2008
Strife-torn Indian Kashmir rocked to the beat of music of renowned Pakistani band Junoon for peace. The concert, biggest musical event in the disputed Kashmir region in nearly two decades, was held in Srinagar amid tight security and hosted by the South Asian Foundation for Srinagar University.
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE CONCERT - December 2007
Sunny performed in Oslo, Norway for the Nobel Peace Prize concert with sufi-rock band, Junoon. Junoon is led by the Pakistani rock star, Salman Ahmad. This new incarnation of Junoon features Sunny handling the drumming chair and playing dhol, Pandit Samir Chatterjee on tabla, award-winning bassist Chris Tarry and Salman Ahmad on guitar and vocals. The concert also featured Alicia Keys, Earth, Wind & Fire, Annie Lennox, KT Tunstall, Melissa Etheridge, Kylie Minogue, Juanes and Morten Harket. 2007 Nobel Peace Prize Laureates are Al Gore and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Accepting for the IPCC was Dr. Rajendra Pachauri.
DOWNBEAT Magazine - November 2009
Sunny talks about Red Baraat, the Taboo project, Sunny Jain Collective and Steve Blanco Trio.
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC - January 2010
Sunny Jain is interviewed by National Geographic about Red Baraat.
"Red Baraat has been one of the New York music scene's best-kept secrets"
THE NEW YORKER Magazine - March 2010
A picture of Red Baraat is featured on a 1/2 page leading off the
"Goings On About Town" section.
TABOO CD released - June 2010
A set of new jazz works addressing issues such as sexual orientation, inequality and violence upon women, and the juxtaposition of religions.
Swayambhu Stupa Buddhist Shrine in Kathmandu, Nepal
Red Baraat at Lotus World Music & Arts Festival, Bloomington, IN
Sunny Jain Quartet at Cornelia Street Cafe, NYC
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SALMAN AHMAD/PETER GABRIEL - November 2010
Open Your Eyes was recorded by Salman Ahamad of Junoon and Peter Gabriel (Sunny Jain on drums) and proceeds from downloading the track benefit the flood victims of Pakistan.
JAZZIZ Magazine - Winter 2011
Sunny Jain featured in Jazziz magazine in article about Indian music and jazz.
(click picture to read full article - PDF)