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 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 peaks out from below the brim of his hat while playing a soprano saxophone
Ahmad Alaadeen peaks up and to his right from behind his glass and below the brim of a straw hat he is wearing while playing a soprano saxophone at an unidentified outdoor festival., No date; likely 2000s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performing at UMKC for the Kansas City Jazz Band Festival
Ahmad Alaadeen (soprano saxophone), stands at the front of the stage while performing with an unidentified jazz band during the Kansas City Jazz Band Festival at University of Missouri-Kansas City in Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely between 2001-2010, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performing at a jazz festival in Topeka
Tyrone Clark (bass) and Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone); performing at the Topeka Performing Arts Center during the Topeka Jazz Festival., May 28, 2005, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen plays for the kids
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a straw fedora, lifts a soprano saxophone as he sits and blows into it for two kids standing in front of him behind a set of stands offstage at an unidentified outdoor festival., No date; likely 2000s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Joe Cartwright, Ahmad Alaadeen, and Gerald Spaits perform
Joe Cartwright (piano), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), wearing a ball cap that says "International Jazz Festival," and Gerald Spaits (bass, mostly obscured), performing at "Books, Ballads and Bebop!", during a benefit for Marillac Center's Therapeutic Day School at the Piano Room in Kansas City, Missouri. Bowls of trail mix and a suggestion jar sit on the bar around the piano and to the left of Ahmad and Gerald., September 28, 2003, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Norman Hedman and Ahmad Alaadeen hanging out backstage
Norman Hedman and Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a Dashiki style shirt, seated on a couch, smile at the photographer as they point at each other backstage at the Topeka Performing Arts Center during the Topeka Jazz Festival., May 28, 2005, 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.