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Ahmad Alaadeen and Al Pearson perform at the Mississippi Valley Blues Festival
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a white flat cap, blows into a tenor saxophone while Al Pearson, standing to Ahmad's left, adjusts his trumpet slide during a performance at the Mississippi Valley Blues Festival in Davenport, Iowa. (Date on photo generated by camera states, '92 1 1 -- possibly the internal date in the camera was not set correctly.), July 3, 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Danny Campbell play on a rooftop
Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), wearing a kufi hat, and Danny Campbell (trumpet) warming up offstage on a rooftop before a performance during the St. Louis Art Fair., September 9, 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies
Ahmad Alaadeen and a jazz band teacher play with the Kansas City Middle School of the Arts jazz band
An unidentified jazz band director and Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone) rehearsing at the Kansas City Middle School of the Arts jazz band., No date; likely spring 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and a jazz band teacher play with the Kansas City Middle School of the Arts jazz band
An unidentified band director is standing at the door while Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone) sits and rehearses with a group of students from the Kansas City Middle School of the Arts jazz band., No date; likely spring 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen gives a lesson in rhythm to the Paseo Academy Jazz Ensemble
Ahmad Alaadeen giving advice to student Marcus Harper (drums), wearing a ball cap, while rehearsing with the Paseo Academy Jazz Ensemble., January 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen instructs students at Paseo Academy
Ahmad Alaadeen working with a group of jazz ensemble students, including Logan Richardson (sax, far right), at Paseo Academy in Kansas City, Missouri., December 11, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen instructs the band students at Paseo Academy
Ahmad Alaadeen teaching a class of jazz ensemble students at the Paseo Academy in Kansas City, Missouri., December 11, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen listens as Danny Campbell takes the solo at Just Jazz in the Hotel Majestic in St. Louis, MO
Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone) listens to Danny Campbell (trumpet) performing during a four-night residence with the Steve Kirby Trio at Just Jazz in the Hotel Majestic in St. Louis, Missouri., March 24-27, 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen on the street
Ahmad Alaadeen and Carmell Jones, wearing a ball cap, with bags hanging from their right shoulders, walk on the street in the 18th and Vine District, possibly an event in conjunction with Robert Altman's film "Kansas City". Jay McShann's face is visible over Ahmad's left shoulder., 1996, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies; copy 2: 6x4
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
Ahmad Alaadeen performs with the Count Basie Orchestra
Ahmad Alaadeen stands while performing a saxophone solo with the Count Basie Orchestra during the Cancer Institute of Kansas City dinner event., May 1991, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies; copy 2: 8.5x11 laminated photocopy; black and white versions of P47
Ahmad Alaadeen performs with the Count Basie Orchestra
A close up photograph of Ahmad Alaadeen standing and performing a saxophone solo with the Count Basie Orchestra during the Cancer Institute of Kansas City dinner event., May 1991, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., close-up/crop of P48
Ahmad Alaadeen performs with the Count Basie Orchestra
Ahmad Alaadeen stands while performing a saxophone solo with the Count Basie Orchestra during the Cancer Institute of Kansas City dinner event., May 1991, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 4 copies; color versions of P48
Ahmad Alaadeen performs with the Count Basie Orchestra
Ahmad Alaadeen (first row, second from right) rehearses with the Count Basie Orchestra before the Cancer Institute of Kansas City dinner event. The guest tables sit empty to the right of the band., May 1991, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies
Ahmad Alaadeen reads a chart with students at Paseo Academy
Ahmad Alaadeen plays through a chart while working with a group of jazz ensemble students at Paseo Academy in Kansas City, Missouri., December 11, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen shakes hands with the band director before the Paseo Academy Jazz Ensemble performance
Ahmad Alaadeen shaking hands with an unidentified band director before the concert with the Paseo Academy Jazz Ensemble., February 4, 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen solos at UMKC for the Kansas City Jazz Band Festival
Ahmad Alaadeen (tenor saxophone) standing at the front of the stage soloing with an three other unidentified soloists waiting their turn while an unidentified jazz band is behind them during the Kansas City Jazz Band Festival at University of Missouri-Kansas City, in Kansas City, Missouri. The jazz band conductor is on the far right with his right foot on the riser., No date; likely between 2001-2010, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen warms up with students from Kansas City Middle School of the Arts jazz band
Ahmad Alaadeen (sax, second from right) warms up while band members talk 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.
Ahmad Alaadeen works with Navarro College Jazz Band students
[From attached caption:] "Alaadeen, Navarro College Jazz Band, and Lower Beaton Street clarinet player Jim Brimer perform at the Corsicana State Home for emotionally disturbed juvenile delinquents. This was a new experience for the NC Jazz Band. They hope to perform at the Home again." [Corsicana, Texas] Alaadeen wears a kufi cap., March 1, 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
Ahmad Alaadeen works with a couple of students at Olathe North High School
Ahmad Alaadeen, in a stocking cap, working with two unidentified Oregon Trail jazz band students, one trumpet player and one saxophone player, during a teaching residency at Olathe North High and Oregon Trail Junior High schools in Olathe, Kansas., February 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen works with students at Paseo Academy
Ahmad Alaadeen working with jazz ensemble student Logan Richardson (saxophone) as band director Clarence Smith and students look on at Paseo Academy in Kansas City, Missouri., December 11, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen, Al Pearson, Sonny Kenner, and Terry Hughes perform at the Mississippi Valley Blues Festival
Ahmad Alaadeen, holding a tenor saxophone and wearing a white flat cap, looks to his left at Al Pearson. Al looks back at Ahmad as he holds a trumpet. Sonny Kenner, standing to the left of both Ahmad and Al is playing an electric guitar as Terry Hughes, sitting behind all of them, is playing the drums, during a performance at the Mississippi Valley Blues Festival in Davenport, Iowa., July 3, 1993, 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
Ahmad Alaadeen, Pearl Thuston, Luqman Hamza, Myra Taylor, Clark Terry, and others at the Gem Theater
Group shot of Ahmad Alaadeen (third from right), Pearl Thuston (second from right), Luqman Hamza (far right), Myra Taylor (seated, left), Clark Terry (seated, right), and others during part of the weekend festivities for the "Duke Ellington Tribute: Jammin' at the Gem" concert series at the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri., May 2, 2010, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Big band performing at The Blue Room
Ahmad Alaadeen (sax, bottom left) performing with an unidentified big band which includes Al Pearson (trumpet, far right), Earlie Braggs and likely, Tim Perryman (trombone), at the Blue Room in Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely 2000s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
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.
Clark Terry and Ahmad Alaadeen
Clark Terry, seated, and Ahmad Alaadeen, standing and wearing a kufi cap, on the occasion of Terry's visit for the Jazz Masters Series at Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri., May 12, 1997, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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