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A celebration of Albina’s once prominent soul music scene will feature musical acts from the 1970s performing rare original songs. Members of The Gangsters will release a never-before-heard album from that era. Pictured are members of the jazz-funk group, The Gangsters, giving an oral history of their band at Marmoset Music in May. From left: Lester Cooke, Calvin Walker, Jimmy Sanders, Rob Manning, Ural Thomas, Phillip Wilborn.

A celebration of Albina’s once prominent soul music scene will feature musical acts from the 1970s performing rare original songs. Members of The Gangsters will release a never-before-heard album from that era. Pictured are members of the jazz-funk group, The Gangsters, giving an oral history of their band at Marmoset Music in May. From left: Lester Cooke, Calvin Walker, Jimmy Sanders, Rob Manning, Ural Thomas, Phillip Wilborn.