Ahmad Alaadeen and Cotton Candy perform with a jazz combo at BB's Lawnside BBQ
Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), unidentified bass player, Cotton Candy (vocals), unidentified (electric guitar); performing at BB's Lawnside BBQ in Kansas City, Missouri., November 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen imitates Cotton Candy at BB's Lawnside BBQ
Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone) imitates Cotton Candy's stance as an unidentified acoustic guitarist and bass player perform at BB's Lawnside BBQ in Kansas City, Missouri. An unidentified electric guitarist sits behind Cotton Candy and listens., November 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen participates in mixing genres of music
An unidentified guitarist, Chris Clarke (piano), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), an unidentified harmonica player, Tyrone Clark (bass, mostly obscured), an unidentified fiddler, and an unidentified banjo player perform during "Cultural Exchanges: Jazz and Missouri Fiddling" at an unidentified venue., August 11, 2001, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performs with Navarro Jazz
[From attached caption:] "Alaadeen conducts improvisation workshop with Navarro College Jazz Band, Lower Beaton Street Dixieland Band and Bobbie Sparks. Corsicana High School Jazz Band members and interested individuals attend." [Corsicana, Texas], February 27, 1996, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Image attached to 8.5x4.5 paper with typed caption
Butch Berman, Jo Boehr, Fanny Dunfee, Steve Irwin, Ahmad Alaadeen and at The Blue Room
Butch Berman, wearing a Dashiki-style shirt, Jo Boehr, Victoria "Fanny" Dunfee, Steve Irwin, Ahmad Alaadeen, also wearing a Dashiki-style shirt, and an unidentified woman gather around a table at The Blue Room in the American Jazz Museum in Kansas City, Missouri. The audience and museum exhibitions are visible behind the group., No date; likely 2005, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Cotton Candy smiles as she listens to Ahmad Alaadeen and a jazz combo perform at BB's Lawnside BBQ
Cotton Candy smiles as she sits at a table and listens to Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), an unidentified bass player, and an unidentified (electric guitar) performing at BB's Lawnside BBQ in Kansas City, Missouri., November 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Cotton Candy talks while Ahmad Alaadeen's jazz combo performs at BB's Lawnside BBQ
Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), unidentified bass player, and an unidentified (electric guitar) performing at BB's Lawnside BBQ as Cotton Candy (vocals) talks with her table mate in Kansas City, Missouri., November 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Eddie Baker's New Breed Orchestra
Eddie Baker's New Breed Orchestra includes Eddie Baker (piano), Herman Walder (saxophone, first row, far right), Ahmad Alaadeen (sax, first row, far left), and Will Matthews (guitar), staged in a stark room on risers with big band stands. New Breed / Kansas City Jazz Orch is painted on the white back wall. The singer, bassist and Eddie are the only performers standing., No date; likely 1980, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Harmonica player takes the solo as Ahmad Alaadeen participates in mixing genres of music
An unidentified guitarist, mostly out of frame, Chris Clarke (piano, mostly obscured), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), Tyrone Clark (bass, mostly obscured), an unidentified fiddler, mostly out of frame, listen to an unidentified harmonica player take the solo during the "Cultural Exchanges: Jazz and Missouri Fiddling" at an unidentified venue., August 11, 2001, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Shahid performing in a banquet room
The Shahid (Luqman Hamza (piano), wearing a kufi hat, Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), also wearing a kufi hat, an unidentified bass player, Sonny Kenner (guitar), and Tayammum Falah (drums)) on a stage performing in a banquet room. Kufi hats are visible in the foreground of the photograph., No date; likely early 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., The original members of The Shahid, a Nation of Islam music group first formed in the 1960s
Students, teacher, and Ahmad Alaadeen gather before a Kansas City Middle School of the Arts concert
Ahmad Alaadeen (sax, in background) stands in the background while band members talk with their teacher before the Kansas City Middle School of the Arts jazz band concert in the cafeteria of the adjacent high school (Paseo Academy)., April 20, 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Tootie Heath, Percy Heath, and Tony Purrone backstage at the Gem Theater
An unidentified man sits with Albert "Tootie" Heath, and Tony Purrone, while Percy Heath and an unidentified woman stand backstage at the Gem Theater during "The Heath Brothers: Jammin' at the Gem" concert series in Kansas City, Missouri., April 17, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Tyrone Clark, Donivan Bailey, Ahmad Alaadeen, and Butch Berman hang out onstage
Ahmad Alaadeen talking with guitarist, Butch Berman, in front of conga drums as Tyrone Clark (bass, talking with an unidentified man, possibly Todd Strait) and Donivan Bailey (drums) are in background onstage at the Topeka Performing Arts Center during the Topeka Jazz Festival. A Commerce Band & Trust banner hangs at the base of the stage., May 28, 2005, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.