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 and the band performing at the Spirit Fest
Gerald Spaits (bass), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), wearing a white fedora, and Will Matthews (guitar) on stage performing at the Spirit Festival; Kansas City, Missouri. A large Miller Lite banner hangs behind them. Radio station banners hang on fence in front of the stage., July 5, 2003, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen, Jay McShann, Gerald Spaits, and Terry Hughes by the limo
Ahmad Alaadeen, Jay McShann, Gerald Spaits, and Terry Hughes stand by a limousine in Palm Beach, Florida., April 28, 1997, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen, Jay McShann, Gerald Spaits, and Terry Hughes by the limo
Ahmad Alaadeen, Jay McShann, Gerald Spaits, and Terry Hughes stand by a limousine in Palm Beach, Florida., April 28, 1997, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen, Jay McShann, Gerald Spaits, and Terry Hughes by the limo
Ahmad Alaadeen, Jay McShann, Gerald Spaits, and Terry Hughes stand by a limousine in Palm Beach, Florida., April 28, 1997, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Gerald Spaits and Ahmad Alaadeen performing
Gerald Spaits (bass) and Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone); performing at 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.
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.
Jay McShann with Ahmad Alaadeen, Al Pearson, Gerald Spaits, and Terry Hughes performing in a sunny room
Jay McShann (piano) in the foreground from his left, with Ahmad Alaadeen (sax, background, back to camera), Al Pearson (trumpet, background, in profile), Gerald Spaits (bass, profile), and Terry Hughes (drums, profile) performing indoors at an unidentified sunny venue., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jay McShann, Ahmad Alaadeen, Gerald Spaits and Al Pearson performing in a band shell
Jay McShann (piano), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), Gerald Spaits (bass), and Al Pearson (trumpet) performing at an unidentified venue with a band shell like the Fair Park Amphitheater in Dallas, Texas. The seated audience is visible in the foreground of the photograph., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jay McShann, Gerald Spaits, Will Matthews, and Ahmad Alaadeen perform at the Spirit Fest
Jay McShann (piano), Gerald Spaits (bass), Will Matthews (guitar), and Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), wearing a white fedora, performing during the Spirit Festival at the Liberty Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri., July 5, 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.
Joe Cartwright, Ahmad Alaadeen, and Gerald Spaits perform
Joe Cartwright (piano), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), wearing a ball cap that says "International Jazz Festival," and Gerald Spaits (bass, mostly obscured), performing at "Books, Ballads and Bebop!", during a benefit for Marillac Center's Therapeutic Day School at the Piano Room in Kansas City, Missouri. Bowls of trail mix and a suggestion jar sit on the bar around the piano and to the left of Ahmad and Gerald., September 28, 2003, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.