Ahmad Alaadeen listens to a student
An unidentified student in a red, white, and blue tie-dyed t-shirt, holds out his saxophone strap while he talks to Ahmad Alaadeen who is smiling, cocking his head to his right while wearing a kufi cap, and listening intently. Chris Clarke, sitting at a keyboard, can be seen in the background at an unidentified school venue. A crowd is visible in the foreground. There are class photographs lining the wood-paneled walls., No date; likely between 2001-2010, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen participates in mixing genres of music
An unidentified guitarist, Chris Clarke (piano), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), an unidentified harmonica player, Tyrone Clark (bass, mostly obscured), an unidentified fiddler, and an unidentified banjo player perform during "Cultural Exchanges: Jazz and Missouri Fiddling" at an unidentified venue., August 11, 2001, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen participates in mixing genres of music
Chris Clarke (piano), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), an unidentified harmonica player, Tyrone Clark (bass, mostly obscured), an unidentified fiddler, and an unidentified banjo player perform during "Cultural Exchanges: Jazz and Missouri Fiddling" at an unidentified venue., August 11, 2001, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performs outdoors with a quartet
Chris Clarke (piano), wearing a kufi cap, Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), wearing a ball cap, Tyrone Clark (bass), wearing a kufi hat, and Matt Kane (drums) perform during an unidentified outdoor concert., No date; possibly June 1996, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Chris Clarke and Ahmad Alaadeen perform at New Pointe Grill
Chris Clarke (piano, in background) and Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone) performing at New Point Grille in Kansas City, Missouri., No date; possibly August 2003, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Chris Clarke, Ahmad Alaadeen, and Daahoud Williams perform at Mutual Musicians Foundation
Chris Clarke (piano), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), and David Daahoud Williams (bass) performing at Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri. The audience is visible in the foreground., 1996, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies
Chris Clarke, Ahmad Alaadeen, and Matt Pittman perform at Mutual Musicians Foundation
Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), wearing a ball cap, Chris Clarke (piano), and Matt Pittman (bass) performing at Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Chris Clarke, Ahmad Alaadeen, and Matt Pittman perform at Mutual Musicians Foundation
Chris Clarke (piano, mostly obscured), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), wearing a ball cap, Matt Pittman (bass), and an unidentified drummer performing at Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Chris Clarke, Bobby Watson, Ahmad Alaadeen, and David Basse performing at Generations of Jazz
Chris Clarke (piano), wearing a kufi cap, Bobby Watson (alto saxophone), wearing a black fedora, Ahmad Alaadeen (soprano saxophone), wearing a kufi hat, and David Basse (vocals) performing at Generations of Jazz at Science City in Union Station at Kansas City, Missouri., August 19, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies
Chris Clarke, Bobby Watson, Ahmad Alaadeen, and David Basse performing at Generations of Jazz
Chris Clarke (piano), wearing a kufi cap, Bobby Watson (alto saxophone), wearing a black fedora, Ahmad Alaadeen (soprano saxophone), wearing a kufi hat, David Basse (vocals), and Sam Johnson, Jr. (drums) performing at Generations of Jazz at Science City in Union Station at Kansas City, Missouri., August 19, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Chris Clarke, Daahoud Williams, and Ahmad Alaadeen perform at Mutual Musicians Foundation
Chris Clarke (piano, mostly out of frame), David Daahoud Williams (bass), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), and an unidentified drummer performing at Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri., 1996, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Don Miller, Chris Clarke, Tyrone Clark, Mike Warren, Ray Stewart, and Ahmad Alaadeen
Engineer Don Miller, and musicians Chris Clarke, Tyrone Clark, Mike Warren, Ray Stewart, and Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a ball cap, stand as a group and smile at the photographer during a recording session for "New Africa Suite" at Airborne Audio Studio in Overland Park, Kansas., 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Don Miller, Chris Clarke, Tyrone Clark, Mike Warren, Ray Stewart, and Ahmad Alaadeen
Engineer Don Miller, and musicians Chris Clarke, Tyrone Clark, making bunny ears over Mike Warren's head, Ray Stewart, and Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a ball cap, stand as a group and smile at the photographer during a recording session for "New Africa Suite" at Airborne Audio Studio in Overland Park, Kansas., 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Fiddler takes the solo as Ahmad Alaadeen participates in mixing genres of music
Chris Clarke (piano), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), an unidentified harmonica player, and Tyrone Clark (bass) listen to the fiddler take the solo during the "Cultural Exchanges: Jazz and Missouri Fiddling" at an unidentified venue., August 11, 2001, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Group 21 getting ready for a live broadcast of NPR's Talk of the Nation
Alaadeen and Group 21: Chris Clarke (piano), wearing a kufi cap, Tyrone Clark (bass), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), wearing a kufi cap, Pat Flynn (drums); on stage running through a sound check for a live broadcast of NPR's "Talk of the Nation" with host Juan Williams (left) who is talking with an unidentified man in the bottom right corner of the shot on City Stage in Union Station in Kansas City, Missouri. Possibly Fanny Dunfee walking offstage in the top of the photograph., September 28, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies; copy 2: 7x5
Harmonica player takes the solo as Ahmad Alaadeen participates in mixing genres of music
An unidentified guitarist, mostly out of frame, Chris Clarke (piano, mostly obscured), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), Tyrone Clark (bass, mostly obscured), an unidentified fiddler, mostly out of frame, listen to an unidentified harmonica player take the solo during the "Cultural Exchanges: Jazz and Missouri Fiddling" at an unidentified venue., August 11, 2001, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Mike Warren, Chris Clarke, Tyrone Clark, and Ahmad Alaadeen
Mike Warren, Chris Clarke, Tyrone Clark, and Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a ball cap, stand with their arms around each others' shoulders and look directly at the photographer during a recording session for "New Africa Suite" at Airborne Audio Studio in Overland Park, Kansas., 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Mike Warren, Chris Clarke, Tyrone Clark, and Ahmad Alaadeen cross their arms
Mike Warren, Chris Clarke, Tyrone Clark, and Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a ball cap, stand and cross their arms across their chests and attempt to look serious during a recording session for "New Africa Suite" at Airborne Audio Studio in Overland Park, Kansas., 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Mike Warren, Chris Clarke, Tyrone Clark, and Ahmad Alaadeen ham it up
Mike Warren, Chris Clarke, Tyrone Clark, and Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a ball cap, stand and make humorous gestures during a recording session for "New Africa Suite" at Airborne Audio Studio in Overland Park, Kansas., 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Yoko Takemura and Ahmad Alaadeen stand arm-in-arm after an outdoor concert on the Country Club Plaza
Yoko Takemura and Ahmad Alaadeen stand arm-in-arm smiling at the photographer as Chris Clarke and Tyrone Clark pack up instruments in the background after an outdoor concert on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri., September 2003, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
unidentified woman makes remarks before a performance by Ahmad Alaadeen and Group 21
An unidentified woman making remarks as she stands among audience chairs before a performance by Alaadeen and Group 21: Tyrone Clark (bass), Mike Warren (drums), Chris Clarke (piano), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone) all holding their instruments and ready to play. This was a combined event for the Tradin' 4s (Series Four): Celebration of Alaadeen's 2000 Governor's Humanities Award at the Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri. A couple of audience members are visible in the foreground., November 7, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.