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Vinay Kaushal is a Composer, Guitar Player and Music Educator based in India.

He officially endorses Fender Musical Instruments and Ernie Ball Strings in India and has been affiliated with both since 2015.


He is an alumnus of the Musician's Institute, Hollywood (GIT).


Vinay Kaushal's Music

Vinay released his debut album “Naked on a Train” in January 2018. It received accolades from some of the top names in the music industry. 

Vinay is all about writing and composing original music and is associated with quite a few popular acts. He is the principal songwriter for the well-known Fusion act Empty Café and the high adrenaline funk band Funkatrix, along with his independent projects. He is also affiliated with a number of other projects in varying capacities.

Vinay the Producer


Vinay also works as a music producer and composer. He has several projects under his belt including music production for independent artists, sessions for films and composing music for jingles, documentaries and more. His successes as a producer includes "Kahwa Speaks", an album which  won the Best Folk Fusion album at the Radio City Freedom awards and international awards at the VIMA music awards in Malaysia along with music for popular children's website,, which has been rated among the top 50 children's educational websites globally, by GEFL.  He is the co-founder and CEO of the music production company - That Song in Your Head.

Vinay the Music Educator


Vinay is also a music educator, giving lessons in music theory and the guitar to individuals seeking a professional career in India’s music industry. He has conducted guitar and production clinics at venues like Gray Spark Studios, Pune; Global Music Institute, New Delhi, and the Black Box, Gurugram amongst many others.

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Musical Story and Performances


Having grown up in a musical family, Vinay's playing boasts of a unique stylistic versatility with a repertoire that includes genres like the blues, funk, jazz, rock and fusion. Having always enjoyed composing, Vinay writes music with intricacies that are rarely stumbled upon. His guitar recitals have a unique artsy accent to them, while his compositions are discerning of his individuality.

He has performed at various venues in Los Angeles including the prestigious Wiltern Theater. Blue Frogs, Hard Rock Cafes, Shisha Jazz Café and the National Centre for Performing Arts (NCPA) in Mumbai along with festivals like NH7 Weekender and Sula Fest have been some of his favourite performances in India so far.


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