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"We Haz Jazz" at Briarwood Elementary School with Ahmad Alaadeen
Ahmad Alaadeen plays a soprano saxophone and stands in the middle a group of third-graders and their teacher holding instruments during their stage play "We Haz Jazz!" at Briarwood Elementary School in Olathe, Kansas., February 9, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
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 Dennis Winslett
Olathe North jazz band student, Dennis Winslett, and Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a stocking cap and a leather jackets, stand and smile at the photographer 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 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 fellow saxophonist warm up for the Kansas City Middle School of the Arts concert
Ahmad Alaadeen and an unidentified sax player warming up with their saxes behind the band 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 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 a student smile at the photographer
Ahmad Alaadeen and an unidentified jazz ensemble student holding a trombone at Paseo Academy in Kansas City, Missouri., December 11, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and a trumpet player demonstrate playing techniques for band students
Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone) and an unidentified man playing trumpet are working with a group of seated clarinet students during a teaching residency at Spring Garden Middle School in St. Joseph, Missouri., October 4, 1991, 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 and the student jazz band perform at the Gem Theater
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a tam-style hat, stands and plays a tenor saxophone while the students in the jazz band play behind him during a 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 directs a trombone solo at Clark County High School
Ahmad Alaadeen lifts his right hand to direct a standing trombone soloist while working with a group of students during a jazz clinic at Clark County R-1 High School in Kahoka, Missouri., February 11, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen duets during a UMKC Jazz Band concert
Ahmad Alaadeen (soprano saxophone) and an unidentified man (alto saxophone) face each other to share a duet while being backed by the UMKC jazz that is band performing 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 explains a finer point to the music students at Clark County High School
Ahmad Alaadeen leans forward and lifts his right hand to explain a point while working with a group of students during a jazz clinic at Clark County R-1 High School in Kahoka, Missouri. Possibly Everette Freeman's face can be seen above the piano., February 11, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies
Ahmad Alaadeen gives a lesson in rhythm to the Paseo Academy Jazz Ensemble
Ahmad Alaadeen giving advice to student Marcus Harper (drums), wearing a ball cap, while rehearsing with the Paseo Academy Jazz Ensemble., January 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen instructs Dennis Winslett
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a stocking cap and leather jacket, stands at the piano while working with Olathe North jazz band student, Dennis Winslett (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 instructs at Paseo Academy
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi cap, gives instruction during a jazz clinic at Paseo Academy in Kansas City, Missouri., April 17, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen instructs at Paseo Academy
Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), wearing a kufi cap, instructs while Everette Freeman (background seated near the piano) listens during a jazz clinic at Paseo Academy in Kansas City, Missouri. The back of two students' heads are visible in the foreground of the photograph., April 17, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies
Ahmad Alaadeen instructs students at Paseo Academy
Ahmad Alaadeen working with a group of jazz ensemble students, including Logan Richardson (sax, far right), at Paseo Academy in Kansas City, Missouri., December 11, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen instructs the band students at Paseo Academy
Ahmad Alaadeen teaching a class of jazz ensemble students at the Paseo Academy in Kansas City, Missouri., December 11, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
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 listens to sax students at Paseo Academy
Ahmad Alaadeen listens to a group of jazz ensemble students, including Logan Richardson (sax, second from right) at Paseo Academy in Kansas City, Missouri., December 11, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen listens to the Paseo Academy jazz band
Ahmad Alaadeen (far left) listens to a student playing, Charles Pritchett (sax, soloing), while rehearsing the Paseo Academy Jazz Ensemble., January 1992, 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 performing outside
Ahmad Alaadeen, standing on a stage outside and wearing a ball cap, performing with a band, possibly Eddie Baker's Charlie Parker Academy band, No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performing with Oregon Trail Middle School jazz band
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a white, shiny double-breasted suit while performing with the Oregon Trail Junior High School jazz band., May 13, 1994, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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