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Ahmad Alaadeen accepting the 2000 Governor's Humanities Award
Ahmad Alaadeen smiles as he holds a microphone and award certificate in hands, standing in front of a table of panelists. This was a combined event for the Tradin' 4s (Series Four): Celebration of Alaadeen's 2000 Governor's Humanities Award at the Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri., November 7, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen at 18th and Vine
Ahmad Alaadeen playing saxophone on the streets of the 18th and Vine District, possibly during an event in conjunction with Robert Altman's film "Kansas City.", 1996, 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 Gem Theater
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi hat, speaking from a podium during the Living Blues Party at the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri., January 22, 2000, 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 at the beach
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a ball cap, with arms stretched out, standing on the beach, in Palm Beach, Florida., April 28, 1997, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
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 closes his eyes and blows into a saxophone
Ahmad Alaadeen (tenor saxophone), wearing a tuxedo, closes his eyes while performing at an unidentified venue., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen closes his eyes and blows into a saxophone
Ahmad Alaadeen (tenor saxophone), wearing a tuxedo, performing at an unidentified venue. A piano and stand up bass are visible behind him., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen closes his eyes and blows into a soprano saxophone
Ahmad Alaadeen (soprano saxophone), wearing a tuxedo, closes his eyes while performing at an unidentified venue. A tenor saxophone, baby grand piano, stand-up bass, and a drum set as well as microphones are visible around him., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen dressed to perform
Ahmad Alaadeen sitting at a table wearing a tuxedo with his elbow on an adjacent chair to bring his hand to his mouth at an unidentified venue., March 9, 1997, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies
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 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 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 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 tropical-print shirt
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a white fedora with a black hat band and a tropical-print shirt, stands and smiles at the photographer with his arms at his sides. A tenor saxophone hangs free from the neck strap Ahmad is wearing., No date; likely 1990s, 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 in front of a carved doorway of a mosque
Ahmad Alaadeen outside the carved door of an unidentified mosque in Skopje, Macedonia., July 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen in the sunshine
Ahmad Alaadeen is seated outside with his left hand on his hip and smiling up to his left into the sunshine. He holds a saxophone across his lap with his right hand., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen indoors during the 21-sax salute for Charlie Parker
Ahmad Alaadeen on the day of the "21-Sax Salute" that will be held at Charlie Parker's gravesite in Lincoln Cemetery in Kansas City, Missouri., August 29, 1996, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen indoors during the 21-sax salute for Charlie Parker
Ahmad Alaadeen on the day of the "21-Sax Salute" that will be held at Charlie Parker's gravesite in Lincoln Cemetery in Kansas City, Missouri., August 29, 1996, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen indoors during the 21-sax salute for Charlie Parker
Ahmad Alaadeen on the day of the "21-Sax Salute" that will be held at Charlie Parker's gravesite in Lincoln Cemetery in Kansas City, Missouri., August 29, 1996, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen indoors during the 21-sax salute for Charlie Parker
Ahmad Alaadeen on the day of the "21-Sax Salute" that will be held at Charlie Parker's gravesite in Lincoln Cemetery in Kansas City, Missouri., August 29, 1996, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen indoors during the 21-sax salute for Charlie Parker
Ahmad Alaadeen on the day of the "21-Sax Salute" that will be held at Charlie Parker's gravesite in Lincoln Cemetery in Kansas City, Missouri., August 29, 1996, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen instructs at Paseo Academy
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi cap, gives instruction during a jazz clinic at Paseo Academy in Kansas City, Missouri., April 17, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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