Courtney Kakebeen

Courtney K.

Valley Village, CA

Lesson Details



Courtney delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+

Teaching since:
October 2011

*** Travel Equipment ***
I can provide the following for bass:
music stand

I the student to have a bass, amplifier, cord and tuner. Without these things, they will not be able to play outside of lessons.

*** Specialties ***
I have played just about every genre ranging from Soul, Funk, Jazz, Reggae, Rock, Poo, Country, and anything else under the sun. I have plenty of experience with studio work, gigging, and reading music. If you're looking to become a proficient bass player that can fit any musical situation, look no further!


Jul 2014 - Present
Joe Vento Big Band

I have been a member of the Joe Vento Big Band for several months. This band plays restaurants and specializes in sight-reading charts.


B.A. in Economics
Sep 2006 - Jun 2010


Fluent / Native Proficiency

Photos & Videos

Photo by Courtney K.

Photo by Courtney K.

Photo by Courtney K.


1 Review

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Doug C. Feb 6, 2015
Bass Guitar · In home

I am not one for writing reviews unless a person or product is exceptionally good, or bad. As a child, I took guitar lessons and the experience made me give it up. Yes, a bad instructor can kill a dream.

Fast forward a few decades and my wife insists that my birthday gift is a bass guitar and instructor (she was tired of seeing me air guitar). I considered lots of potential teaches because I didn't want a repeat of my last experience. I chose Courtney.

He immediately identified and corrected the bad habits that my childhood instructor had taught. Suddenly, I wasn't just playing notes...I was playing music and having the time of my life doing it. Pardon the pun, but Courtney is a rock star!!

His lessons were tailored to me, and he even provided cord call outs (he spoke the notes as he played them) to my wish list songs so I could practice them between lessons. It has been only a few months and I am now jamming to my songs. I am so happy. My wife...well she sometimes wishes for the quieter air guitar days.

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