I was born and raised in Istanbul, one of the most beautiful cities in the world. I have been living in Boston MA since 2017. bUMA RecordZ is my independent digital music label and project studio. For many years, I have produced bands, worked as a recording and mixing engineer.  I have two solo albums, two singles released under my own name, and I have also written music for picture. I studied guitar at the Musicians’ Institute London and completed berkleemusic.com’s Studio Production Specialist Certificate program. I attended Avid’s Train The Trainer program after which I became an Avid Certified Pro Tools Instructor in 2011. Same year I was also certified as a Steinberg Trainer for Cubase. I have written five instructional books on guitar and bass in Turkish; about 20 online courses, as well as countless magazine articles, product reviews and how to guides. I currently teach at Berklee College of Music/Music Production Engineering Department as a part-time assistant professor.