The Belles first bass player, Piper is a great multi-instrumentalist, member of Cats and Jammers for many years and now living on the central coast and playing gypsy, wild classical, tango and folk music with Café Musique www.cafemusique.org


Karen, fiddle, bass and guitar player who played stand up bass with the Belles for many years, also playing beautiful twin fiddle tunes with Delilah. She still returns to play twin fiddles with Delilah at some shows but is very busy playing old-time fiddle these days. Karen is responsible for the great artwork on the Creole Belles CD.

Traditional Cajun
Creole Dance Music


The Belles very good friend plays and sings on the final cut of the our CD, the original “Creole Belles.”  Lee is a California legend, violin master, great mandolin and guitar player too. He played tololoche, a small Mexican bass, with the Belles for some extremely fun times in the early days and is still playing with many local Mexican, Bluegrass and swing bands.


Another great multi-instrumentalist,

fine singer and music teacher

who played bass briefly

with the Belles.

Read all about Julay at www.julaybrooks.com

Former band members