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Ahmad Alaadeen among a group of UMKC Jazz Studies students
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi hat and holding a tenor saxophone, (third from right), stands with UMKC jazz studies teacher Michael Parkinson (far right) and a group of music students, including Dennis Winslett (far left) and Danny Campbell (second from right) who has his arm around Ahmad's shoulder. All are smiling at an unidentified venue., No date; likely 1995-2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Charles Menghini at Olathe North High School
Olathe North band director Charlie Menghini and Ahmad Alaadeen shaking hands onstage at the Olathe Jazz Gala featuring the Olathe North High and Oregon Trail Junior High jazz bands at Olathe North High School Auditorium in Olathe, Kansas., February 27, 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Ed Colson teach students at Oregon Trail Junior High School
Ahmad Alaadeen plays a tenor saxophone while band director, Ed Colson, sits on a stool while working with a group of students seated in a classroom during a jazz clinic at Oregon Trail Junior High School in Olathe, Kansas., February 12, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Michael Parkinson gather the UMKC Jazz Studies students for a group photograph
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi hat and holding a tenor saxophone (second from right) and UMKC jazz studies teacher Michael Parkinson (far right) stand among a group of music students who are gathering for the photograph, including Dennis Winslett (far left) at an unidentified venue., No date; likely 1995-2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and a jazz band teacher play with the Kansas City Middle School of the Arts jazz band
An unidentified jazz band director and Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone) rehearsing at the Kansas City Middle School of the Arts jazz band., No date; likely spring 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and a jazz band teacher play with the Kansas City Middle School of the Arts jazz band
An unidentified band director is standing at the door while Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone) sits and rehearses with a group of students from the Kansas City Middle School of the Arts jazz band., No date; likely spring 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and the band directors of Kansas City Middle School of the Arts and Paseo Academy
The band director of Kansas City Middle School of the Arts, Ahmad Alaadeen, and an unidentified saxophone players stand together holding their instruments and smile at the photographer before the Kansas City Middle School of the Arts jazz band concert in the cafeteria of the adjacent high school (Paseo Academy). A couple of students can be seen in the background., April 20, 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performing at Kansas Music Educators workshop in Wichita, Kansas
Ahmad Alaadeen (sax, standing far right) and band director Charlie Menghini (standing, back to camera, left) with the Olathe North High School Jazz Band; performing a morning concert at the Kansas Music Educators Association's State In-Service Workshop; Ramada Broadview Crystal Ballroom; Wichita, Kansas., February 27, 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performs with a student jazz band at the Gem Theater
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a tam-style hat, stands at the microphone while performing with a school jazz band with director, Ed Colson's back to the audience as he directs the students, during a jazz concert featuring Olathe North High, Oregon Trail Junior High, and Santa Fe Trail Junior High jazz bands at the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri., February 16, 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen plays with Olathe North High School saxophone students as Charles Menghini directs
Ahmad Alaadeen (second from left), wearing a cap, and band director Charlie Menghini (far right) working with Olathe North jazz band students Dennis Winslett (left), Natasha Belshe (right) both on tenor saxophone, and Kyle Gonterwitz (baritone saxophone), during a teaching residency at Olathe North High and Oregon Trail Junior High schools in Olathe, Kansas., February 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen rehearses with the Kansas City Middle School of the Arts band
Ahmad Alaadeen (sax, back to camera) sits in with the Kansas City Middle School of the Arts band as they rehearse with the band director in a classroom before the evening's concert in the cafeteria of the adjacent high school (Paseo Academy)., April 20, 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen solos at UMKC for the Kansas City Jazz Band Festival
Ahmad Alaadeen (tenor saxophone) standing at the front of the stage soloing with an three other unidentified soloists waiting their turn while an unidentified jazz band is behind them during the Kansas City Jazz Band Festival at University of Missouri-Kansas City, in Kansas City, Missouri. The jazz band conductor is on the far right with his right foot on the riser., No date; likely between 2001-2010, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen takes the solo at the SMSU benefit jazz concert
Ahmad Alaadeen soloing, backed by band co-directed by Jerry Hoover (from SMSU, back to camera) and Charlie Menghini (Olathe North, right); performing at the Jazz Benefit Concert featuring the Olathe North High, Oregon Trail Junior High, and Southwest Missouri State University jazz bands at Olathe North High School Auditorium in Olathe, Kansas., May 8, 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 3 copies; copy 3: 6x4
Ahmad Alaadeen teaches an auditorium of music students
Ahmad Alaadeen, his back to the photographer, standing on the stage with his arms spread wide, addressing an audience of saxophone students and their teacher during jazz clinic at an unidentified auditorium., No date; likely 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen teaches an auditorium of music students
Ahmad Alaadeen, his back to the photographer, pointing offstage while addressing an audience of saxophone students and their teacher during a jazz clinic at an unidentified auditorium., No date; likely 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen trades solos with a student
Ahmad Alaadeen, his back to the photographer, trades solos by playing a tenor saxophone as a student stands and plays an alto saxophone while working the rest of the band backs them up at an unidentified school. The directors hands can be seen in the far right of the photograph., 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen warms up with students from Kansas City Middle School of the Arts jazz band
Ahmad Alaadeen (sax, second from right) warms up while band members talk before the Kansas City Middle School of the Arts jazz band concert in the cafeteria of the adjacent high school (Paseo Academy)., April 20, 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen with the music personnel of Paseo Academy
Two unidentified men on either side of Ahmad Alaadeen and jazz ensemble band director Clarence Smith stand in the hall of Paseo Academy, Kansas City, Missouri and smile at the photographer., February 4, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen works with a saxophone student at Olathe North High School
Ahmad Alaadeen and band director, Charlie Menghini (far right), working on stage with a group of Olathe North jazz band students, including Josh Sclar (tenor saxophone, far left) and Dennis Winslett (alto saxophone, fourth from right), during a teaching residency at Olathe North High and Oregon Trail Junior High schools in Olathe, Kansas., February 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen, Ed Colson, and the jazz band listen to the trombone solo at Olathe North High School
Ahmad Alaadeen and band director, Ed Colson, listen to the trombone soloist while performing with the Olathe North High and/or Oregon Trail Junior High jazz bands at Olathe North High School Auditorium in Olathe, Kansas., February 20, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen, Ed Colson, and the jazz bands at Olathe North High School Auditorium
Ahmad Alaadeen and band director, Ed Colson, standing at the edge of the stage holding saxophones, listening to a student play a saxophone solo while performing with the Olathe North High and/or Oregon Trail Junior High jazz bands at Olathe North High School Auditorium in Olathe, Kansas. A trombone player stands at stage front to the far right., February 20, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Charlie Menghini and Ahmad Alaadeen have a standing meeting
Band director, Charlie Menghini, and Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a cap, standing in an office during a teaching residency at Olathe North High and Oregon Trail Junior High schools in Olathe, Kansas., February 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Dennis Winslett, Josh Sclar, Charlie Minghini and Ahmad Alaadeen perform at Olathe North High School
Students Josh Sclar (tenor saxophone) and Dennis Winslett (alto saxophone) with Ahmad Alaadeen (tenor saxophone), backed by a band directed by Charlie Menghini while performing at the Jazz Benefit Concert featuring the Olathe North High, Oregon Trail Junior High, and Southwest Missouri State University jazz bands at Olathe North High School Auditorium in Olathe, Kansas., May 8, 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 4 copies; copy 1: autographed by Alaadeen, copy 3: 5x3.5 crop, copy 4: 3x2.5 crop
Ed Colson and Ahmad Alaadeen have a word
Oregon Trail band director, Ed Colson, and Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing corsages, and Ahmad wearing a tam-style hat, speak closely during a jazz concert featuring Olathe North High, Oregon Trail Junior High, and Santa Fe Trail Junior High jazz bands at the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri., February 16, 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ed Colson listens to Ahmad Alaadeen's solo at the Gem Theater
Oregon Trail band director, Ed Colson, folds his hands and waits while Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a tam-style hat, plays a solo during a jazz concert featuring Olathe North High, Oregon Trail Junior High, and Santa Fe Trail Junior High jazz bands at the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri., February 16, 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ed Colson shakes hands with Ahmad Alaadeen
Oregon Trail band director Ed Colson and Ahmad Alaadeen shaking hands onstage during the Olathe Jazz Gala featuring the Olathe North High and Oregon Trail Junior High jazz bands at Olathe North High School Auditorium in Olathe, Kansas. The students of the jazz band are visible in the background., February 27, 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ed Colson, Ahmad Alaadeen and Charles Menghini at Olathe North High School
Oregon Trail band director Ed Colson, Ahmad Alaadeen, holding a tenor saxophone, and Olathe North band director Charlie Menghini stand in the school hallway before the Olathe Jazz Gala featuring the Olathe North High and Oregon Trail Junior High jazz bands at Olathe North High School Auditorium in Olathe, Kansas., February 27, 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ed Colson, the audience, and the jazz bands listen to Ahmad Alaadeen take the solo
Ahmad Alaadeen soloing, backed by the Oregon Trail Junior High jazz band directed by Ed Colson as the audience in the foreground listens. This is possibly a rehearsal performance in front of the school's student body at Olathe North High School Auditorium in Olathe, Kansas., February 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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