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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 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 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 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 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 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 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.
Ahmad Alaadeen during the 21-sax salute at Charlie Parker's gravesite
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a fedora, playing a saxophone during the "21-Sax Salute" at Charlie Parker's gravesite in Lincoln Cemetery in Kansas City, Missouri., August 24, 2008, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen during the 21-sax salute at Charlie Parker's gravesite
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a fedora, during the "21-Sax Salute" at Charlie Parker's gravesite in Lincoln Cemetery in Kansas City, Missouri., August 24, 2008, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen gets attention
Unidentified man points at Ahmad Alaadeen at as they stand and smile at the photographer to get their photo taken 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 gets ready to rehearse at the Governor's Mansion
Ahmad Alaadeen, casually dressed, looking over his saxophone as he gets ready to rehearse for a performance in the Governor's Mansion in Jefferson City, Missouri. He is reflected in a floor-to-ceiling mirror on the wall., June 19, 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 holding his grandchild
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing an apron, sits outside holding his grandchild, Riley Christine Scott., 2005, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen holding his great grandchild
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a knit cap, sits on a couch holding his great grandchild wearing an Old Navy hoody., No date; likely 2000s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen holds up a fish
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a ball cap, holding up likely a trout he caught at "Lake Alaadeen" on Tom Alexios' property outside Lawrence, Kansas., April 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen in a publicity photograph
Ahmad Alaadeen, in a publicity photograph, smiles at the photographer as he holds a saxophone in his left hand up by his left shoulder. "Ahmad Alaadeen" is printed across the bottom of the photograph., No date; likely 2000s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen in an army uniform
Ahmad Alaadeen (Richard White) in Army uniform looking straight at the photographer. The hat has had red ribbing hand painted with color tint., No date; likely between 1957 and 1959, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., The word "Red" is written in pencil on the bag. The hat is color-tinted.
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.

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