Turkish guitarist Berk Gürman and his twin sister singer Öykü Gürman made a flamenco happy cover of singer Ibrahim Tatlises’s sad song “Nankör Kedi” which means “Ungrateful Cat”.
Berk Gürman and Öykü Gürman was born in Istanbul, Turkey in 1982 to a musical family. His mother’s proficiency in Turkish music, along with his father’s enthusiasm for flamenco and Berk’s love for guitar are the biggest reasons behind their decision to follow their ambitions, in a way music was transferred to him genetically. They also used to sleep with lullabies and listen to flamenco music since they were kids. Öykü became a pop and flamenco singer, graduated from conservatory and her brother Berk is both a guitarist and a singer studied sound engineering Bilgi University in Turkey after received training at flamenco music in Spain. They have been known in the video site of YouTube by performing the song “Evlerinin Önü Boyalı direk” in 2007 which spread quickly with millions of view.
There is one point that they both agree; that flamenco is life itself! The story of flamenco has a lot of common features with Turkish music, says Berk.
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