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21-sax salute at Charlie Parker's graveside
Luqman Hamza, Emanuel Cleaver, Robert Rashad, wearing a flat cap, Eddie Saunders, wearing a bucket hat, Horace Washington, an unidentified woman, Ahmad Alaadeen, an unidentified man, and Linda McShann, and an unidentified man during the "21-Sax Salute" at Charlie Parker's gravesite in Lincoln Cemetery in Kansas City, Missouri., 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies
21-sax salute at Charlie Parker's graveside
Luqman Hamza (mostly out of frame), Emanuel Cleaver (mostly out of frame), Robert Rashad, wearing a flat cap, Eddie Saunders, wearing a bucket hat, Horace Washington, Ahmad Alaadeen, and unidentified man, Linda McShann, and an unidentified womanb stand outside during the "21-Sax Salute" at Charlie Parker's gravesite in Lincoln Cemetery in Kansas City, Missouri., 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
21-sax salute at Charlie Parker's graveside
Eddie Saunders, wearing a bucket hat, Horace Washington, Gerald Dunn, and Ahmad Alaadeen during the "21-Sax Salute" at Charlie Parker's gravesite in Lincoln Cemetery in Kansas City, Missouri., 2002, 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 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 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 at BB's Lawnside BBQ
Ahmad Alaadeen sits on a barstool playing a tenor saxophone as Cotton Candy, wearing a red sequined hat and multi-colored sequined blouse, sits at a table and sings while performing at BB's Lawnside BBQ in Kansas City, Missouri. An unidentified bassist stands behind Candy., 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 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 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 Julie Youmans
Ahmad Alaadeen stands with Julie Youmans, author and photographer at an unidentified venue and event., No date; likely 2000s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Mike Pendergast
Ahmad Alaadeen and Mike Pendergast 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 and Milt Abel wait at an airport
An unidentified man, Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a sun visor, and Milt Abel smile about the conversation while sitting in an unidentified airport terminal., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Patience Higgins during the T.S. Monk concert series
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi cap, and Patience Higgins, wearing a bowler hat, smile for the photographer as they stand together backstage at the Gem Theater during the "T.S. Monk: Jammin' at the Gem" concert series in Kansas City, Missouri., January 17, 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Tony Brown
Ahmad Alaadeen and Tony Brown (host of "Tony Brown's Journal" on PBS) stand together among the crowd during a reception at the American Jazz Museum before the "Truman and Civil Rights" panel at the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri., July 24, 2003, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Tony Brown
Ahmad Alaadeen standing with Tony Brown (host of "Tony Brown's Journal" on PBS) at a reception at the American Jazz Museum before the "Truman and Civil Rights" panel at the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri., July 24, 2003, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Tyrone Clark performing at The Blue Room
Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone) and Tyrone Clark (bass) performing at a darkened Blue Room in Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely 2000s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and a friend during the 21-sax salute at Charlie Parker's gravesite
An unidentified man stands to the right of Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a beret, during the "21-Sax Salute" at Charlie Parker's gravesite in Lincoln Cemetery in Kansas City, Missouri., 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies
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, 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 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 at Charlie Parker's gravesite
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a beret, looking at Charlie Parker's gravestone during the "21-Sax Salute" at Charlie Parker's gravesite in Lincoln Cemetery in Kansas City, Missouri., 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen at the Orchid Room
Ahmad Alaadeen (Richard White) performing at the Orchid Room, 12th Street and Vine near The Paseo; Kansas City, MO. Ahmad closes his eyes as he blows into a bass saxophone into a microphone., 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 3 copies
Ahmad Alaadeen barbecuing chicken
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing an apron, turns his head to the right to smile at the photographer as he is grilling BBQ chicken outdoors at, likely, his Overland Park, Kansas home., September 2007, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen being interviewed
An unidentified man, Ahmad Alaadeen and an unidentified woman (mostly obscured) being interviewed by an unidentified woman while a boy looks on at an unidentified venue and event. A man is visible behind the interview group looking at photographs of Ahmad Alaadeen., No date; likely 2000s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen being interviewed
An unidentified man, Ahmad Alaadeen and an unidentified woman (mostly obscured) being interviewed by an unidentified woman while a boy looks on at an unidentified venue and event. A crowd is visible behind the interview group., No date; likely 2000s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen caught a fish
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a hoody and holding fishing pole, holding up likely a trout he caught at "Lake Alaadeen" on Tom Alexios' property outside Lawrence, Kansas., No date; likely 2000s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen checking out the piano at the Governor's Mansion
Ahmad Alaadeen, dressed casually, playing a piano prior to his performance at the Governor's Mansion in Jefferson City, Missouri., June 19, 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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