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 on stage
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a white fedora, closes his eyes and leans back as he blows into saxophone with a Kansas City skyline backdrop behind him during a publicity shot for "Wake Up To Missouri" tourism ad campaign., No date; likely late 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen outside with a fan
Ahmad Alaadeen smiles as he stands at an unidentified outdoor setting. A person in a folding chair and mobile toilets are visible behind him., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performing in a straw sombrero
Ahmad Alaadeen seated outside under a tent, wearing a straw sombrero and blowing into a saxophone. Three other band members are visible behind him., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performs
Ahmad Alaadeen standing and blowing into a saxophone while wearing a straw fedora hat. A torn envelope hangs out of his right pocket with the words "Kansas Federal" printed on it., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., mounted on foam core
Ahmad Alaadeen performs at City Light Restaurant and Bar
Ahmad Alaadeen performing (with City Light Orchestra); City Light Restaurant and Bar; Kansas City, Missouri. White and red balloons are hanging from the ceiling. A vase with a single flower sits on the piano just behind Ahmad., No date; likely mid 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen promoting tourism in Missouri
Ahmad Alaadeen, from his right side wearing a white fedora and sunglasses, stands on a stage with a Kansas City skyline backdrop, and blows into a saxophone for a publicity shot for "Wake Up To Missouri" tourism ad campaign., No date; likely late 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen sits at a restaurant table
Ahmad Alaadeen sitting at a table with a tenor saxophone and an upside down fedora lying on it at an unidentified venue. A napkin stands high twisted into a "U" in a glass., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen sits at a restaurant table
Ahmad Alaadeen, from his left side, sitting at a table with a tenor saxophone, an upside down fedora, and an instrument case lying on it. A napkin stands high twisted into a "U" in a glass at an unidentified venue., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen, Carmell Jones, and LaVerne Barker performing as part of the City Light Orchestra
Ahmad Alaadeen performing with Carmell Jones (trumpet) and LaVerne Barker (bass) of the City Light Orchestra at the City Light Restaurant and Bar; Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely mid 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen, David Basse, and Bernard "Step Buddy" Anderson (trumpet) enjoy performing
Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), looks straight at the photographer with a surprised face. David Basse (vocal), standing and singing into a microphone looks over his left shoulder at Bernard "Step Buddy" Anderson (trumpet) who is grinning at David., No date; likely mid 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Paper copy of a photograph
City Light Orchestra performing at City Light Restaurant and Bar
A postcard of The City Light Orchestra performing: Tim Whitmer (piano), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), LaVerne Barker (bass), David Basse (drums). The flash of a camera is visible in the mirror behind the piano. Three trees with decorative lights are across the back of the stage. The seated crowd is visible in the foreground, No date; likely mid 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies; picture postcards
City Light Orchestra performing at City Light Restaurant and Bar
Carmell Jones (trumpet, LaVerne Barker (bass), and Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), stand on stage at City Light Restaurant and Bar, Kansas City, MO and perform as part of the City Light Orchestra which also includes Tim Whitmer (piano) and David Basse (drums). The audience is visible seated in the foreground., No date; likely mid 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Dr. Jay McShann and Ahmad Alaadeen
Jay McShann, grinning, and Ahmad Alaadeen, smiling, stand side-by side during a reception for McShann's honorary doctorate from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, May 1990, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies; copy 1: inscribed by McShann and Alaadeen; copy 2: 7x5
Lena Horne
Lena Horne, from her left side with her right hand to her neck, in a publicity photo signed to Ahmad., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., inscribed by Horne to Alaadeen