Born in Peine, Germany in 1990 Berkan met Turkish Folk Music and took ‘bağlama’ lessons in his childhood. In high school, things have changed a little bit; his great interest in rhythm lead him to play drums and his music career started. He took part in the orchestra of Antalya Metropolitan Municipality Theatre. They performed in various cities in Turkey. At the same time, he started to work with one of the widely known Turkish drummers Berke Özgümüş and Cengiz Baysal. He carried out jazz ensemble studies with the double bass artist Nezih Yeşilnil. In 2012, he moved to Istanbul permanently and enrolled to the license program of Yıldız Technical University’s Department of Music and Performing Arts. He took drum courses from Şenol Küçükyıldırım and ensemble courses from Kamil Erdem. During his college years, he played with different jazz and blues groups. He accompanied the Istanbul Youth Big Band led by Baki Duyarlar and shared the same stage with the Grammy awarded trumpet player Nicholas Payton. He experienced being a part of the Big Band.
He also took part in the prominent projects called Cedar Walton Tribute, Paul Chambers Tribute, J.J Johnson Tribute and Kamil Erdem Longa Nova (Ankara Jazz Festival 2017) led by Kamil Erdem.
As the Adamlar band, they recorded their first album ‘Eski Dostum Tankla Gelmiş’ in 2014. They toured around Turkey several times and participated in the festivals. In 2017, they together recorded their second album ‘Rüyalarda Buruşmuşuz’. In addition to the concerts held in Turkey, they also performed in abroad. He experienced with different musical perceptions by joining the free jazz society Konstrukt. They recorded an album called ’A Philosophy Warping, Little By Little That Way Lies A Quagmire (2017)’ with the Japanese musician Keiji Haino. His musical career is still on the rise with the festivals, club concerts and studio recordings.