Ahmad Alaadeen and Cotton Candy at BB's Lawnside BBQ
Ahmad Alaadeen, holding a tenor sax, an unidentified bass player, and Cotton Candy listen to an unidentified electric guitarist and an acoustic guitarist performing at BB's Lawnside BBQ in Kansas City, Missouri., November 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Cotton Candy perform with a jazz combo at BB's Lawnside BBQ
Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), unidentified bass player, Cotton Candy (vocals), unidentified (electric guitar); performing at BB's Lawnside BBQ in Kansas City, Missouri., November 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and a jazz combo at BBs Lawnside BBQ
Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), sits listening in the center of an unidentified acoustic guitarist and electric bass player while performing at BB's Lawnside BBQ in Kansas City, Missouri., November 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and the band performing at the Spirit Fest
Gerald Spaits (bass), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), wearing a white fedora, Tommy Ruskin (drums), and Will Matthews (guitar); standing on stage performing during the Spirit Festival at the Liberty Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri. A large Miller Lite banner hangs behind the band., July 5, 2003, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and the band performing at the Spirit Fest
Gerald Spaits (bass), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), wearing a white fedora, and Will Matthews (guitar) on stage performing at the Spirit Festival; Kansas City, Missouri. A large Miller Lite banner hangs behind them. Radio station banners hang on fence in front of the stage., July 5, 2003, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen imitates Cotton Candy at BB's Lawnside BBQ
Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone) imitates Cotton Candy's stance as an unidentified acoustic guitarist and bass player perform at BB's Lawnside BBQ in Kansas City, Missouri. An unidentified electric guitarist sits behind Cotton Candy and listens., November 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performs with a jazz combo at BBs Lawnside BBQ
An unidentified woman sits at a table with Cotton Candy, wearing a red sequined hat and multi-colored sequined blouse as she claps her hands. An unidentified acoustic guitarist, Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), and an unidentified electric bass player are sitting and standing behind the table performing at BB's Lawnside BBQ in Kansas City, Missouri., November 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen, Tyrone Clark, Will Matthews stand with others
An couple of unidentified men (one mostly obscured) stand with Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi hat, Tyrone Clark, and Will Matthews at an unidentified venue and event., No date; likely 2000s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Butch Berman, Jo Boehr, Fanny Dunfee, Steve Irwin, Ahmad Alaadeen and at The Blue Room
Butch Berman, wearing a Dashiki-style shirt, Jo Boehr, Victoria "Fanny" Dunfee, Steve Irwin, Ahmad Alaadeen, also wearing a Dashiki-style shirt, and an unidentified woman gather around a table at The Blue Room in the American Jazz Museum in Kansas City, Missouri. The audience and museum exhibitions are visible behind the group., No date; likely 2005, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Cotton Candy smiles as she listens to Ahmad Alaadeen and a jazz combo perform at BB's Lawnside BBQ
Cotton Candy smiles as she sits at a table and listens to Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), an unidentified bass player, and an unidentified (electric guitar) performing at BB's Lawnside BBQ in Kansas City, Missouri., November 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Cotton Candy talks while Ahmad Alaadeen's jazz combo performs at BB's Lawnside BBQ
Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), unidentified bass player, and an unidentified (electric guitar) performing at BB's Lawnside BBQ as Cotton Candy (vocals) talks with her table mate in Kansas City, Missouri., November 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
David Daahoud Williams, Ahmad Alaadeen, and Sonny Kenner perform outdoors
David Daahoud Williams (bass), wearing a fedora, Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), wearing a white flat cap, and Sonny Kenner (guitar) perform during an unidentified outdoor concert. Lawn chairs are visible in the foreground and a swimming pool is visible behind the musicians., No date; likely 2000s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Orestie "Rusty" Tucker, Ahmad Alaadeen, Emanuel Cleaver, and Ricky Anderson during the Coda Jazz Fund Benefit Concert
Orestie "Rusty" Tucker, Ahmad Alaadeen, Emanuel Cleaver, and Ricky Anderson stand together for a photograph during Coda Jazz Fund Benefit Concert at the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri. Ahmad and Ricky are not smiling., May 15, 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Orestie "Rusty" Tucker, Ahmad Alaadeen, Emanuel Cleaver, and Ricky Anderson during the Coda Jazz Fund Benefit Concert
Orestie "Rusty" Tucker, Ahmad Alaadeen, Emanuel Cleaver, and Ricky Anderson stand together for a photograph during Coda Jazz Fund Benefit Concert at the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri. Ahmad and Ricky are not smiling., May 15, 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Tyrone Clark and Ahmad Alaadeen perform for "Behind the Beat" at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
Tyrone Clark (bass), and unidentified drummer (mostly obscured), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), and Will Matthews (guitar, mostly obscured) performing at Memorial Union at the University of Wisconsin-Madison during the "Behind the Beat" performance. The audience is visible seated behind Ahmad., No date; likely 2000s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Tyrone Clark, Donivan Bailey, Ahmad Alaadeen, and Butch Berman hang out onstage
Ahmad Alaadeen talking with guitarist, Butch Berman, in front of conga drums as Tyrone Clark (bass, talking with an unidentified man, possibly Todd Strait) and Donivan Bailey (drums) are in background onstage at the Topeka Performing Arts Center during the Topeka Jazz Festival. A Commerce Band & Trust banner hangs at the base of the stage., May 28, 2005, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.