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Ahmad Alaadeen and Tayammum Falah
Ahmad Alaadeen and Tayammum Falah, both wearing tuxedos, are seated at a table with tablecloths. A boy is visible between them that is seated behind them., No date; likely early 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Alaadeen and Falah were original members of The Shahid, a Nation of Islam music group first formed in the 1960s
Ahmad Alaadeen performs
Ahmad Alaadeen, from his left, stands by a bar stool by a microphone and blows into an alto saxophone., No date; likely between 1971 and 1980, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performs with students
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a ball cap, performing with a band, possibly Eddie Baker's Charlie Parker Academy band, at an outdoor concert in front of a mobile stage., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performs with students
Ahmad Alaadeen performing on a stage indoors with Eddie Baker (piano) and his Charlie Parker Academy band., 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performs with students
Ahmad Alaadeen performing with Eddie Baker's Charlie Parker Academy band on an indoor stage. Two students are visible behind Ahmad., 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performs with the Count Basie Orchestra
Ahmad Alaadeen (first row, second from right) performing (on flute) with the Count Basie Orchestra during the Cancer Institute of Kansas City dinner event. All are seated (except conductor and bassist) and all are wearing tuxedos ., May 1991, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performs with the Count Basie Orchestra
Ahmad Alaadeen stands while performing a saxophone solo with the Count Basie Orchestra during the Cancer Institute of Kansas City dinner event., May 1991, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 4 copies; color versions of P48
Ahmad Alaadeen performs with the Count Basie Orchestra
Ahmad Alaadeen (first row, second from right) performing with the Count Basie Orchestra during The Cancer Institute of Kansas City dinner event. The orchestra is seated., May 1991, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performs with the Count Basie Orchestra
Ahmad Alaadeen (first row, second from right) performing with the standing Count Basie Orchestra during the Cancer Institute of Kansas City dinner event. All are in tuxedos., May 1991, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performs with the Count Basie Orchestra
Ahmad Alaadeen (first row, second from right) rehearses with the Count Basie Orchestra before the Cancer Institute of Kansas City dinner event. The guest tables sit empty to the right of the band., May 1991, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies
Ahmad Alaadeen performs with the Count Basie Orchestra
Ahmad Alaadeen (first row, second from right) performing with the Count Basie Orchestra during the Cancer Institute of Kansas City dinner event. The guests are visible seated at their tables to the right of the band., May 1991, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen playing flute with a violin student
Ahmad Alaadeen, from his right, plays a flute while teaching an seated unidentified female violin student at the Charlie Parker Academy in Kansas City, Missouri., 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen sits in the corner
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a white fedora and a tropical-print shirt sits in a corner by a mantelpiece. Decorative notes hang on the walls behind him. He holds a saxophone across his lap as he looks at the photographer., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen takes a look
Ahmad Alaadeen seated in a crowded room with an unidentified woman at a table with food in clam-shell trays on it, looks over a large paper he holds in his hands. Ahmad is wearing sunglasses and a wide, colorful tie., No date; likely between 1971 and 1980, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen takes a solo while performing with Eddie Baker's New Breed Orchestra
Ahmad Alaadeen stands while performing with Eddie Baker's New Breed Orchestra. Sonny Kenner is visible in the foreground of the photograph. The band is visible behind Ahmad., No date; likely 1980, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen teaching class
Ahmad Alaadeen teaching a class at the Charlie Parker Academy in Kansas City, Missouri., 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen teaching class
Ahmad Alaadeen teaching a group of students at the Charlie Parker Academy in Kansas City, Missouri., 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen, Carmell Jones, and LaVerne Barker performing as part of the City Light Orchestra
Ahmad Alaadeen performing with Carmell Jones (trumpet) and LaVerne Barker (bass) of the City Light Orchestra at the City Light Restaurant and Bar; Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely mid 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen, David Basse, and Bernard "Step Buddy" Anderson (trumpet) enjoy performing
Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), looks straight at the photographer with a surprised face. David Basse (vocal), standing and singing into a microphone looks over his left shoulder at Bernard "Step Buddy" Anderson (trumpet) who is grinning at David., No date; likely mid 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Paper copy of a photograph
City Light Orchestra performing at City Light Restaurant and Bar
Carmell Jones (trumpet, LaVerne Barker (bass), and Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), stand on stage at City Light Restaurant and Bar, Kansas City, MO and perform as part of the City Light Orchestra which also includes Tim Whitmer (piano) and David Basse (drums). The audience is visible seated in the foreground., No date; likely mid 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
City Light Orchestra performing outside
City Light Orchestra: David Basse (drums), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), unidentified bass player, unidentified (saxophone), unidentified (trumpet); performing at an unidentified outdoor concert., No date; likely mid 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Clark Hurt, Ahmad Alaadeen's' father
Clark Hurt, Ahmad Alaadeen's father of American Indian descent, wearing a suit, sits on a couch in front of a end table with a table lamp on it. A door with a sheer curtain is to his right., April 1969, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Eddie Baker's New Breed Orchestra
Eddie Baker's New Breed Orchestra; includes Baker (piano), Herman Walder (saxophone, first row, far right), Ahmad Alaadeen (sax, first row, far left), and Will Matthews (guitar), play their instruments in a stark room with New Breed / Kansas City Jazz Orch painted on the back wall., No date; likely 1980, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Eddie Baker's New Breed Orchestra
Eddie Baker's New Breed Orchestra; includes Baker (piano), Herman Walder (saxophone, first row, far right), Ahmad Alaadeen (sax, first row, far left), and Will Matthews (guitar), play their instruments in a stark room with New Breed / Kansas City Jazz Orch painted on the back wall., No date; likely 1980, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Eddie Baker's New Breed Orchestra
Eddie Baker's New Breed Orchestra includes Eddie Baker (piano), Herman Walder (saxophone, first row, far right), Ahmad Alaadeen (sax, first row, far left), and Will Matthews (guitar), staged in a stark room on risers with big band stands. New Breed / Kansas City Jazz Orch is painted on the white back wall. The singer, bassist and Eddie are the only performers standing., No date; likely 1980, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Eva Alaadeen, Ahmad Alaadeen's mother
Eva Oldham, Ahmad Alaadeen's mother, in a photograph made of an earlier photograph with damage., No date; possibly between 1960 and 1970, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Shahid (Ahmad Alaadeen, Tayammum Falah, Luqman Hamza, and Sonny Kenner)
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi hat, Tayammum Falah, Luqman Hamza, wearing a kufi cap, and Sonny Kenner stand outside and smile at the photographer. Ahmad holds a soprano saxophone and Sonny Kenny, laughing, holds an electric guitar., No date; likely early 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., The original members of The Shahid, a Nation of Islam music group first formed in the 1960s
Shahid (Luqman Hamza, Ahmad Alaadeen, an unidentified bassist, and Tayammum Falah)
Luqman Hamza (piano), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), unidentified bass player, Tayammum Falah (drums); all close their eyes as they perform on stage., No date; likely early 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Hamza, Alaadeen and Falah were original members of The Shahid, a Nation of Islam music group first formed in the 1960s

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