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"Jazz does not belong to any one race or culture, but is a gift America gave the world" at Paseo Academy
Snapshot showing the last five words of the Ahmad Alaadeen quote: "Jazz does not belong to any one race or culture, but is a gift America gave the world" in the rotunda at Paseo Academy in Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies
"Jazz does not belong to any one race or culture, but is a gift America gave the world" at Paseo Academy
Snapshot showing the first five words of the Ahmad Alaadeen quote: "Jazz does not belong to any one race or culture, but is a gift America gave the world" in the rotunda at Paseo Academy in Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies
"Jazz does not belong to any one race or culture, but is a gift America gave the world" at Paseo Academy
Snapshot showing the last four words of the Ahmad Alaadeen quote: "Jazz does not belong to any one race or culture, but is a gift America gave the world" while two unidentified maintenance staff and a student appear in the shot in the rotunda at Paseo Academy in Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Adolph Roulette and Ahmad Alaadeen
Adolph Roulette, wearing a fedora, and Ahmad Alaadeen stand outside Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri., 2003, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen accepting the 2000 Governor's Humanities Award
Ahmad Alaadeen receiving a framed proclamation award from an unidentified woman. 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., November 7, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Al Pearson perform at the Mississippi Valley Blues Festival
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a white flat cap, blows into a tenor saxophone while Al Pearson, standing to Ahmad's left, adjusts his trumpet slide during a performance at the Mississippi Valley Blues Festival in Davenport, Iowa. (Date on photo generated by camera states, '92 1 1 -- possibly the internal date in the camera was not set correctly.), July 3, 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Angela Hagenbach share a smile behind the stands
Angela Hagenbach sits on the back of Ahmad Alaadeen's chair and lays her hands on his shoulders as they both smile at the photographer offstage at an unidentified outdoor festival behind a set of stands. A soprano saxophone lies across Ahmad's lap., No date; likely 2000s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Arthur Blythe give the photographer a smile
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a tuxedo and a kufi cap, and Arthur Blythe stand in a doorway possibly backstage at the Gem Theater for the New Year's Eve Celebration concert in Kansas City, Missouri., December 31, 1997-January 1, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Ben Kynard at eh 21-sax salute at Charlie Parker's gravesite
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a white cap, and Ben Kynard during the "21-Sax Salute" at Charlie Parker's gravesite in Lincoln Cemetery in Kansas City, Missouri., August 29, 1996, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies
Ahmad Alaadeen and Ben Kynard during the 21-sax salute at Charlie Parker's gravesite
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a ball cap, warming up, and Ben Kynard, wearinga fedora and holding a tenor saxophone, lean against a car during the "21-Sax Salute" at Charlie Parker's gravesite in Lincoln Cemetery in Kansas City, Missouri., 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies
Ahmad Alaadeen and Bobby Watson take a minute to eat during the Mid-America Jazz Conference
Ahmad Alaadeen and Bobby Watson eating lunch during the Mid-America Jazz Conference at the American Jazz Museum in Kansas City, Missouri., March 13, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Charles McPherson during the Charlie Parker Symposium
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi hat, and Charles McPherson stand backstage at the Charlie Parker Tribute Concert during the Charlie Parker Symposium at the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri., March 26, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Danny Campbell play on a rooftop
Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), wearing a kufi hat, and Danny Campbell (trumpet) warming up offstage on a rooftop before a performance during the St. Louis Art Fair., September 9, 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies
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 Don Miller relax during a recording session
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a ball cap, and engineer, Don Miller, sit among the recording equipment 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.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Donnell Bennett
Ahmad Alaadeen and Kansas City Chiefs fullback Donnell Bennett stand and smile at the photographer at the New Point Grille in Kansas City, Missouri., November 28, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Eddie Saunders offstage
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a ball cap and holding a saxophone, and Eddie Saunders, wearing a fedora, stand offstage at an unidentified outdoor festival., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies
Ahmad Alaadeen and Eddie Saunders talk about jazz
Ahmad Alaadeen and Eddie Saunders, both grinning, sit in chairs in front of a table during the George Salisbury Cabaret Concert at Pierson Auditorium at University of Missouri-Kansas City in Kansas City, Missouri., February 7, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies
Ahmad Alaadeen and Fanny Dunfee
Ahmad Alaadeen and Victoria "Fanny" Dunfee seated together smiling at the photographer., No date; likely 1997, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Gary Foster rehearse for a jazz clinic
Ahmad Alaadeen (tenor saxophone) and Gary Foster (alto saxophone) stand while they rehearse at a jazz clinic at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri., 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Gary Foster rehearse for a jazz clinic
Ahmad Alaadeen (tenor saxophone) and Gary Foster (alto saxophone) stand while they rehearse at a jazz clinic at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri., 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Gary Foster rehearse for a jazz clinic
Ahmad Alaadeen (tenor saxophone) and Gary Foster (alto saxophone) stand while they rehearse at a jazz clinic at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri., 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Gary Foster rehearse for a jazz clinic
Ahmad Alaadeen (tenor saxophone) and Gary Foster (alto saxophone) stand while they rehearse at a jazz clinic at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri., 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and George Benson backstage at the Gem Theater
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi hat, and George Benson, both in tuxedos, hanging out backstage at the Annual 18th & Vine Gala "Ellington At 99: Livin' on the Vine" at the Gem Theater in the 18th and Vine district in Kansas City, Missouri., September 11, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies
Ahmad Alaadeen and Gerald Dunn at The Blue Room
Gerald Dunn points at Ahmad Alaadeen and puts his right arm around Ahmad's shoulder while standing and smiling for the photographer at The Blue Room in Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Hamza Luqman rehearse at Mutual Musicians Foundation
Ahmad Alaadeen (soprano saxophone), from his right, and Luqman Hamza (piano) rehearsing 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.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Hamza Luqman rehearse at Mutual Musicians Foundation
Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone) and Luqman Hamza (piano) rehearsing 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.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Jay McShann at the Spirit Fest
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a white fedora, and Jay McShann smile at the photographer during the Spirit Festival at the Liberty Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri. Festival tents are visible behind them., July 5, 2003, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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