Here in the Moonlight
Article by Walt Grelis, Editor of RPM magazine- 'Chiasson gained recognition as the bass player for The Rankins, but he is far, far removed from those Celtic influences as he presents a very definitive study in jazz with a pop feel. A student of classical music and jazz. Chiasson is in a class of his own. The title track, which he wrote with George Antoniak, is the only original on the album and one hundred percent Cancon. This is a key track and very radio friendly. What follows is a treasure of simple yet beautifully-arranged standards, any one of which will attract the attention of A/C listeners. Chiasson's vocal property comforting and very persuasive. He wraps his own tonal quality around these wonderful standards as if they were his own. He is exceptional on Errol Garner's Misty with a generous vocal assist by Raylene Rankin, and on Billie Holiday's God Bless The Child, Hoagy Carmichael's Stardust, and Johnny Green's Body And Soul. And there's more, not a clunker in the bunch. That extra touch of instrumental class was provided by drummer Scott Ferguson, Dave Staples on keys, guitarists George Antoniak and Mark Alcorn, and, of course bassist Chiasson who also doubles on guitar. Produced by Chiasson and Ferguson and recorded at The Center For Art Tapes in Halifax.'