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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 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 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 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 giving a hug while resting offstage
Ahmad Alaadeen, seated and wearing a ball cap, hugs an unidentified person bending down to Ahmad while hanging out offstage by the rear entrance of the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri., 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen grins during a concert at the Gem Theater
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a tam-style hat while holding a tenor saxophone, grins as he stands behind a microphone during a jazz 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 hanging out offstage
An unidentified man thumbs through charts as Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a ball cap, speaks with someone off camera while hanging out offstage by the rear entrance of the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri., 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen in a montage of photographs
Contact sheet of 15 images: Community celebration honoring Ahmad Alaadeen's Lifetime Achievement Award granted by the American Jazz Museum earlier that weekend; included are shots of Ahmad Alaadeen, Victoria "Fanny" Dunfee, event organizer Prophett Maine, local music group Phil Callier and Jhamm, and others; outside Salaam Café in Kansas City, Missouri., May 2, 2010, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen listens during a concert at the Gem Theater
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a tam-style hat, stands at the microphone with his eyes closed during a jazz 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 making remarks at the Coda Jazz Fund Lifetime Achievements Awards event
Ahmad Alaadeen making remarks after receiving his award. Kansas City Star columnist, Steve Penn, is in the background during the Coda Jazz Fund Lifetime Achievement Awards at the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri., May 20, 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen making remarks at the Coda Jazz Fund Lifetime Achievements Awards event
Ahmad Alaadeen making remarks after receiving his award. Kansas City Star columnist, Steve Penn, is in the background during the Coda Jazz Fund Lifetime Achievement Awards at the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri., May 20, 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performing at the Gem Theater for the Coda Jazz Fund Benefit
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a tuxedo, plays a tenor saxophone while performing at the Coda Jazz Fund Benefit Concert at the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri., May 15, 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performing at the Gem Theater for the Coda Jazz Fund Benefit
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a tuxedo, plays a tenor saxophone while performing at the Coda Jazz Fund Benefit Concert at the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri., May 15, 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performs at the Gem Theater
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a tam-style hat, performing during a jazz 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. Bongos are visible in the foreground., February 16, 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performs with a student jazz band at the Gem Theater
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a tam-style hat, performing closes his eyes as he plays a tenor saxophone with students seated behind him during a jazz 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 performs with a student jazz band at the Gem Theater
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a tam-style hat, closes his eyes as he plays a tenor saxophone with students behind him during a jazz 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 performs with a student jazz band at the Gem Theater
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a tam-style hat, stands at the front of the stage and plays a tenor saxophone with a school jazz band during a jazz 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 performs with a student jazz band at the Gem Theater
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a tam-style hat, stands at the microphone while performing with a school jazz band with director, Ed Colson's back to the audience as he directs the students, during a jazz 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 playing soprano saxophone while standing on an outdoor stage
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a ball cap, playing soprano saxophone on an outdoor pavilion behind the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri. The sound tent is visible to Ahmad's left., 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen playing soprano saxophone while standing on an outdoor stage
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a ball cap, playing a soprano saxophone on an outdoor pavilion behind the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri. As tenor saxophone rests on a saxophone stand at Ahmad's feet., 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen playing soprano saxophone while standing on an outdoor stage
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a ball cap, playing a soprano saxophone on an outdoor pavilion behind the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri. A banner of a African American man playing a piano is visible behind Ahmad. As tenor saxophone rests on a saxophone stand at Ahmad's feet., 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen playing soprano saxophone while standing on an outdoor stage
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a ball cap, bends his knees and leans to his right while playing a soprano saxophone on an outdoor pavilion behind the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri. A banner of a African American man playing a piano is visible behind Ahmad., 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen playing tenor sax outside Gem Theater
Ahmad Alaadeen, from his left side and wearing a ball cap, playing tenor sax on an outdoor pavilion behind the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri., 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen playing tenor saxophone while standing on an outdoor stage
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a ball cap, playing tenor saxophone on an outdoor pavilion behind the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri., 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen playing tenor saxophone while standing on an outdoor stage
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a ball cap, playing tenor saxophone on an outdoor pavilion behind the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri., 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen playing tenor saxophone while standing on an outdoor stage
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a ball cap, playing tenor saxophone on an outdoor pavilion behind the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri., 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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