Julay Brooks is a West Marin native who has been playing and teaching music in the East Bay for over a decade. Julay is currently guitarist and vocalist with the Disciples of Markos, a rebetika band, and pianist and occasional vocalist with a country band which is currently nameless. She can also sometimes be seen sitting in on mandolin or guitar with her good friends the Whiskey Brothers, on a first or third Wednesday at the Albatross Pub in Berkeley. Julay teaches piano, guitar, mandolin, and ukelele to students in Oakland and Berkeley.