Ivan Tucakov (born in 1978 in Belgrade) is a world music composer, guitarist, producer and promoter currently living in Vancouver, Canada. Tucakov, of Serbo-Croatian descent, spent the first eight years of his childhood in the plains of central Turkey, then moved to live in Serbia, both the crossroads of eastern and western cultures and music. Throughout the years, he has done extensive traveling around the worlds gathering inspiration from various cultures.
He explored the techniques of Balkan Music, Afro-Cuban jazz, Flamenco, Indian Classical Music, Music of Cuba, Persian Music, Fado, Gypsy Music and many more. He has worked with artists such as Strunz & Farah, Aditya Verma, Tarun Nayar, Suzka, Brian Poulsen, Victor Chorobik, Aboubacar Camara, David Sorroche, Mike Michalkow and many others.