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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 accepting the 2000 Governor's Humanities Award
Ahmad Alaadeen receiving a framed proclamation award from an unidentified woman. 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 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 and Arthur Blythe give the photographer a smile
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a tuxedo and a kufi cap, and Arthur Blythe stand in a doorway possibly backstage at the Gem Theater for the New Year's Eve Celebration concert in Kansas City, Missouri., December 31, 1997-January 1, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Bobby Watson take a minute to eat during the Mid-America Jazz Conference
Ahmad Alaadeen and Bobby Watson eating lunch during the Mid-America Jazz Conference at the American Jazz Museum in Kansas City, Missouri., March 13, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Charles McPherson during the Charlie Parker Symposium
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi hat, and Charles McPherson stand backstage at the Charlie Parker Tribute Concert during the Charlie Parker Symposium at the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri., March 26, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Eddie Saunders during the Charlie Parker Symposium
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a fedora, stands next to Eddie Saunders, who is wearing a kufi cap and playing an alto saxophone, on the street during a procession to 17th Terrace and The Paseo for the dedication of the Charlie Parker Memorial ("Bird Lives") during the Charlie Parker Symposium at the American Jazz Museum in Kansas City, Missouri., March 27, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Gerald Dunn at The Blue Room
Gerald Dunn points at Ahmad Alaadeen and puts his right arm around Ahmad's shoulder while standing and smiling for the photographer at The Blue Room in Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Hamza Luqman rehearse at Mutual Musicians Foundation
Ahmad Alaadeen (soprano saxophone), from his right, and Luqman Hamza (piano) rehearsing at Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Hamza Luqman rehearse at Mutual Musicians Foundation
Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone) and Luqman Hamza (piano) rehearsing at Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and LaVerne Barker rehearse at Mutual Musicians Foundation
Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone) and LaVerne Barker (bass), wearing a ball cap, rehearsing at Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely 1990s, 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 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 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 dedication of the Charlie Parker Memorial ("Bird Lives")
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a fedora, playing a soprano saxophone at the Charlie Parker Memorial dedication ("Bird Lives"), 17th Terrace and The Paseo during the Charlie Parker Symposium at the American Jazz Museum in Kansas City, Missouri., March 27, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen at the dedication of the Charlie Parker Memorial ("Bird Lives")
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a fedora, playing a soprano saxophone at the Charlie Parker Memorial dedication ("Bird Lives"), 17th Terrace and The Paseo during the Charlie Parker Symposium at the American Jazz Museum in Kansas City, Missouri., March 27, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen at the dedication of the Charlie Parker Memorial ("Bird Lives")
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a fedora, at the Charlie Parker Memorial dedication ("Bird Lives"), 17th Terrace and The Paseo during the Charlie Parker Symposium at the American Jazz Museum in Kansas City, Missouri., March 27, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen being interviewed in front of a film camera
Ahmad Alaadeen's face can be seen between a news reporter he is talking with and her cameraman whose backs are to the photographer at the Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri possibly during the Tradin' 4s Series in the 18th and Vine district 026One MO Time., No date; likely May 5, 1999, 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 laughs during a panel discussion
Ahmad Alaadeen sits at a table and laughs during a panel discussion during the Tradin' 4s Series: On the Cusp at Mutual Musicians Foundation in the 18th and Vine district, Kansas City, Missouri., May 12, 1999, 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.

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