last decade plus, Expertease has worked its way into becoming one of Western
Washington's elite pop dance/rock cover bands.
Expertease has withstood the test of time and continues to perform steadily in clubs, casinos, festivals, and at corporate events.
This seasoned and entertaining band plays a wide variety of popular
hits from the 70s, 80s, 90s to current and appeals all ages.
Expertease also carries full production (PA and lights) to accommodate
virtually any situation.
Romy Jacobson - Lead Vocals, Percussion.
Originally from New York, Romy moved to the West
Coast where she began performing in musical theater at a young age. She
started performing in bands and writing original songs in California.
Since relocating to Washington state, she has fronted a variety of Puget
Sound cover bands. She loves being on stage and enjoys having fun with
- Guitar, Vocals.
leader of Expertease, Norm began playing in bands during his high school years and
by age 20 he had joined his first professional full time band "Chaser"
which toured OR,
WA, and ID doing original and cover music for over 3 years.
Shortly after that, he relocated back to his native California and formed
his own popular full time Top-40 rock cover band, which traveled up and down the West
Coast for over 15 years,
including Nevada & Hawaii.
Norm finally landed in the Seattle
area in the mid 90s and formed the WA version of Expertease which is still going
strong today! Some
highlights during his career include releasing a 6 song original EP called
"Turn It Up" in which the song "Pardy" received some airplay
on Northern California's MTV spots. Norm also has opened for such national
The Tubes and Rick Derringer.
Mike Carlson- Drums, Vocals.
A native North Westerner, Mike began playing his drums
and singing at an early age. Mike was an integral part of the popular
Seattle based band "The News Boys" for over 18 years and is well known
around the circuit. Mike is one of the more animated drummers around and
is a lot of fun to watch. He provides an excellent foundation and groove
for the Expertease sound.
Harmon - Bass, Guitar, Vocals.
Based in the Puget Sound, Gerald has been performing throughout the
NW since 1980's. He is also currently part of the ever popular Seattle based band
called Triple A which performs mainly on off-nights. Gerald is excited to
return to Expertease once again and be able to continue to perform with the
versatile and creative artists that make up the band, and as always, he hopes to
see you soon!