Joel Roston (Courtesy Jordyn Bonds)

How Jonestown's legacy inspired the music of Boston's Joel Roston

After speaking with about 20 people connected to Peoples Temple — most of them ex-members — the composer/instrumentalist created “We’re Able (Forty Dialogic Valences),” a recording of 40 short compositions played on the electric guitar. Each piece represents an attempt at conversation.

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