Percussionist Sunny Jain emerged in the mid-2000s as a member of the loose-knit crop of South-Asian-American jazz musicians that also included Vijay Iyer and Rudresh Mahanthappa. But where most of his compatriots have followed a path of increasing complexity with their Indian-jazz hybrids, Jain opted to have fun with his. He founded Red Baraat in 2008 as a mash-up of bhangra, funk, jazz and brass band music. The ensemble plays party music that bridges Bollywood and Brooklyn, played by members of the borough’s thriving young jazz scene. Manning the dhol, an Indian double-headed drum, Jain is a hyperactive master of ceremonies, encouraging — at times almost
Sat., Jan. 26, 8 p.m., $20-$45, Annenberg Center, 3680 Walnut St., 215-898-3900, annenbergcenter.org.