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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 performing outside
Ahmad Alaadeen, standing on a stage outside and wearing a ball cap, performing with a band, possibly Eddie Baker's Charlie Parker Academy band, No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen smiles at the photographer at the Gem Theater during the performance for the Coda Jazz Fund Benefit
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a tuxedo, smiles at the photographer while he places one hand on the piano and holds a tenor saxophone with his other hand while onstage at the Coda Jazz Fund Benefit Concert at the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri. Terry Hughes' (drums) face is visible behind Ahmad's right., May 15, 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen taking a rest offstage with Michael Warren and Seth Lee
Mike Warren, Seth Lee, stand to the left of a seated Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a ball cap, who is 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 with the Basse's
Ahmad Alaadeen stands with David and Cathy Basse and their daughter in a room with bookshelves., March 5, 2001, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen, Donivan Bailey and a bassist rehearse
An unidentified bass player and Donivan Bailey (drums), are playing while Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone) listens during a rehearsal at an unidentified venue., Likely February 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen, a bassist and Donivan Bailey rehearse
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a ball cap, plays a soprano saxophone with Donivan Bailey playing the drums as an unidentified bass player listens while performing at an unidentified venue., Likely February 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
City Light Orchestra enjoying the park and the view
Publicity photograph of the City Light Orchestra: Tim Whitmer, LaVerne Barker, David Basse, wearing a fedora, Ahmad Alaadeen, and Jano Mossman, standing in a park south of Kansas City overlooking downtown. An Edwardian style streetlight is behind the band. Members are dressed in zoot suits and tuxedos., No date; likely mid 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies; copy 2: 4.25x5.5 picture postcard version
City Light Orchestra performing at City Light Restaurant and Bar
A postcard of The City Light Orchestra performing: Tim Whitmer (piano), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), LaVerne Barker (bass), David Basse (drums). The flash of a camera is visible in the mirror behind the piano. Three trees with decorative lights are across the back of the stage. The seated crowd is visible in the foreground, No date; likely mid 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies; picture postcards
City Light Orchestra publicity photograph
City Light Orchestra: (clockwise from top) David Basse, Ahmad Alaadeen, Tim Whitmer, and LaVerne Barker, smile directly at the photographer. LaVerne wears a bowler hat and holds the neck of an electric bass. Tim wears a beret. Ahmad leans on his elbow that is on a travel case and holds the neck of a saxophone., 1985, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Don Miller, Chris Clarke, Tyrone Clark, Mike Warren, Ray Stewart, and Ahmad Alaadeen
Engineer Don Miller, and musicians Chris Clarke, Tyrone Clark, Mike Warren, Ray Stewart, and Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a ball cap, stand as a group and smile at the photographer 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.
Don Miller, Chris Clarke, Tyrone Clark, Mike Warren, Ray Stewart, and Ahmad Alaadeen
Engineer Don Miller, and musicians Chris Clarke, Tyrone Clark, making bunny ears over Mike Warren's head, Ray Stewart, and Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a ball cap, stand as a group and smile at the photographer 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.
Fanny Dunfee, Ahmad Alaadeen, Julie Youmans, David and Cathy Basse at the Governor's mansion
(Seated) Victoria "Fanny" Dunfee, wearing a hat, Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi hat, and an unidentified woman with (standing) David Basse, Cathy Basse, unidentified man, and Julie Youmans during the Governor's Humanities Awards at the Governor's Mansion in Jefferson City, Missouri., February 21, 2001, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., original event, scheduled for 18 October 2000, was postponed due to Governor Mel Carnahan's death
Gerald Spaits, Ray DeMarchi, and Ahmad Alaadeen perform
Gerald Spaits (bass), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), and Ray DeMarchi (drums) performing at "Books, Ballads and Bebop!" during a benefit for Marillac Center's Therapeutic Day School at the Piano Room in Kansas City, Missouri., September 28, 2003, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Joe Cartwright, Ahmad Alaadeen, Gerald Spaits, and Raymond DeMarchi perform at Skyy's
Joe Cartwright (piano), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), Gerald Spaits (bass), and Raymond DeMarchi (drums) performing at night an unidentified venue with large windows that overlook the city., October 2003, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Leon Brady and Ahmad Alaadeen watch the proceedings
Leon Brady and Ahmad Alaadeen sit among the crowd 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.
Leon Brady, Ahmad Alaadeen, Robert Watson, Sr., and Marilyn Maye during the Coda Jazz Fund Lifetime Achievements Awards event
Leon Brady, Ahmad Alaadeen, Robert Watson, Sr., and Marilyn Maye (mostly obscured) seated during 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.
Leon Brady, Ahmad Alaadeen, and Robert Watson, Sr. watch the proceedings
Leon Brady, Ahmad Alaadeen, and Robert Watson, Sr. sitting 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.
Mike Warren, Chris Clarke, Tyrone Clark, and Ahmad Alaadeen
Mike Warren, Chris Clarke, Tyrone Clark, and Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a ball cap, stand with their arms around each others' shoulders and look directly at the photographer 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.
Mike Warren, Chris Clarke, Tyrone Clark, and Ahmad Alaadeen cross their arms
Mike Warren, Chris Clarke, Tyrone Clark, and Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a ball cap, stand and cross their arms across their chests and attempt to look serious 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.
Mike Warren, Chris Clarke, Tyrone Clark, and Ahmad Alaadeen ham it up
Mike Warren, Chris Clarke, Tyrone Clark, and Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a ball cap, stand and make humorous gestures 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.
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.
Possibly Julie Turner and Ahmad Alaadeen perform
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi cap, plays a tenor saxophone as, likely, Julie Turner sing while performing with an unidentified bass player and drummer on a stage in an unidentified venue., No date; likely between 1981-1990, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Reggie Thomas, Gary Sykes, Ahmad Alaadeen, and Danny Campbell
An unidentified man stands with Reggie Thomas, Gary Sykes, Ahmad Alaadeen, and Danny Campbell, holding a trumpet, stand by draped tables at an unidentified venue and event., No date; likely 2000s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies
T.S. Monk and Ahmad Alaadeen
T.S. Monk, perspiring heavily, and Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi cap, stand backstage at the Gem Theater after 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.
T.S. Monk and Ahmad Alaadeen
T.S. Monk, perspiring heavily, stands with his arm around Ahmad Alaadeen's, wearing a kufi cap, should backstage at the Gem Theater after 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.
T.S. Monk and Ahmad Alaadeen in conversation
T.S. Monk stands sideways to the photographer as he speaks with Ahmad Alaadeen who is wearing a kufi cap, 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.

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