Jyoti Prakas started learning tabla at a very early age from his father Sri Nagendranath. Later with Pandit Brojen Biswas and Sri Sumantra Guha. As he proceeded with the musical activities, he came under the tutlatge of Pandit Abhijit Banerjee, one of the top ranking tabla players in India. Jyoti Prakas performed in All India Radio and Television. He has conducted workshops in West Bengal and was also on the panel of judges for music competitions arraqnged by Calcutta University, Inda.
Jyoti Prakas has participated in numerous music conferences in Calcutta and other cities of India and in the USA with world famous vocalist Pt. Jasraj and Kathak dancers like Smt. Sova Kosar India. He has also played with flute Maestro Pt. Keshav Ghinde, Pt. K. Sidhar (sarod). He played in dance with Kathak bay Univirsity California. He also participated in community prog. organized by San Diego Mueseum. He also played with David Tasroff, Paul Livingstone. he did lecture demostration in Lajoll elementary school, San Diego.