Ahmad Alaadeen performing at the John Coltrane Memorial Concert in Blackman Auditorium at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi hat, performing at the John Coltrane Memorial Concert in Blackman Auditorium at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts. An unidentified pianist's head is visible in the foreground as well as a drum set and percussion stand in the background., October 11-12, 1996, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen waiting with a fellow performer backstage at the John Coltrane Memorial Concert
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi hat, and an unidentified man sitting backstage at the John Coltrane Memorial Concert in Blackman Auditorium at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts., October 11-12, 1996, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen wearing a hat too small for his head
Ahmad Alaadeen, looking doubtful as he wears a black leather garrison cap while WGBH radio host, Eric Jackson (background, left), and others sit and stand as they talk backstage at the John Coltrane Memorial Concert in Blackman Auditorium at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts., October 11-12, 1996, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Fred Wilkins and Ahmad Alaadeen waiting backstage during the John Coltrane Memorial Concert
Frank Wilkins, wearing a double-breasted suit and holding an orange beverage, and Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi hat, sit backstage during the John Coltrane Memorial Concert in Blackman Auditorium at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts., October 11-12, 1996, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Leonard Brown, Frank Wilkins, and Ahmad Alaadeen sit backstage at the John Coltrane Memorial Concert
Leonard Brown, holding paper, Frank Wilkins, and Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi hat, sit backstage during the John Coltrane Memorial Concert in Blackman Auditorium at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts., October 11-12, 1996, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Profile of Ahmad Alaadeen waiting with a fellow performer backstage at the John Coltrane Memorial Concert
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi hat, and an unidentified man, both in profile, sit backstage during the John Coltrane Memorial Concert in Blackman Auditorium at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts., October 11-12, 1996, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.