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Ahmad Alaadeen at Charlie Parker's gravesite
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a beret, looking at Charlie Parker's gravestone during the "21-Sax Salute" at Charlie Parker's gravesite in Lincoln Cemetery in Kansas City, Missouri., 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen at the beach
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a ball cap, with arms stretched out, standing on the beach, in Palm Beach, Florida., April 28, 1997, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen barbecuing chicken
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing an apron, turns his head to the right to smile at the photographer as he is grilling BBQ chicken outdoors at, likely, his Overland Park, Kansas home., September 2007, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen caught a fish
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a hoody and holding fishing pole, holding up likely a trout he caught at "Lake Alaadeen" on Tom Alexios' property outside Lawrence, Kansas., No date; likely 2000s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen checking out the piano at the Governor's Mansion
Ahmad Alaadeen, dressed casually, playing a piano prior to his performance at the Governor's Mansion in Jefferson City, Missouri., June 19, 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen dressed to perform
Ahmad Alaadeen sitting at a table wearing a tuxedo with his elbow on an adjacent chair to bring his hand to his mouth at an unidentified venue., March 9, 1997, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies
Ahmad Alaadeen during the 21-sax salute at Charlie Parker's gravesite
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a fedora, playing a saxophone during the "21-Sax Salute" at Charlie Parker's gravesite in Lincoln Cemetery in Kansas City, Missouri., August 24, 2008, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen during the 21-sax salute at Charlie Parker's gravesite
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a fedora, during the "21-Sax Salute" at Charlie Parker's gravesite in Lincoln Cemetery in Kansas City, Missouri., August 24, 2008, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen from his left side
Ahmad Alaadeen, directly from his left side, wearing a fedora, blows into a saxophone as he looks straight ahead., 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen from his left side
Ahmad Alaadeen, directly from his left side, wearing a fedora, blows into a saxophone as he looks straight ahead., 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen from his left side
Ahmad Alaadeen, directly from his left side, wearing a fedora, blows into a saxophone as he looks straight ahead., 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen gets ready to rehearse at the Governor's Mansion
Ahmad Alaadeen, casually dressed, looking over his saxophone as he gets ready to rehearse for a performance in the Governor's Mansion in Jefferson City, Missouri. He is reflected in a floor-to-ceiling mirror on the wall., June 19, 2002, 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 holds up a fish
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a ball cap, holding up likely a trout he caught at "Lake Alaadeen" on Tom Alexios' property outside Lawrence, Kansas., April 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen in a tropical-print shirt
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a white fedora with a black hat band and a tropical-print shirt, stands and smiles at the photographer with his arms at his sides. A tenor saxophone hangs free from the neck strap Ahmad is wearing., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen in front of a carved doorway of a mosque
Ahmad Alaadeen outside the carved door of an unidentified mosque in Skopje, Macedonia., July 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen in the sunshine
Ahmad Alaadeen is seated outside with his left hand on his hip and smiling up to his left into the sunshine. He holds a saxophone across his lap with his right hand., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen indoors during the 21-sax salute for Charlie Parker
Ahmad Alaadeen on the day of the "21-Sax Salute" that will be held at Charlie Parker's gravesite in Lincoln Cemetery in Kansas City, Missouri., August 29, 1996, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen indoors during the 21-sax salute for Charlie Parker
Ahmad Alaadeen on the day of the "21-Sax Salute" that will be held at Charlie Parker's gravesite in Lincoln Cemetery in Kansas City, Missouri., August 29, 1996, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen indoors during the 21-sax salute for Charlie Parker
Ahmad Alaadeen on the day of the "21-Sax Salute" that will be held at Charlie Parker's gravesite in Lincoln Cemetery in Kansas City, Missouri., August 29, 1996, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen indoors during the 21-sax salute for Charlie Parker
Ahmad Alaadeen on the day of the "21-Sax Salute" that will be held at Charlie Parker's gravesite in Lincoln Cemetery in Kansas City, Missouri., August 29, 1996, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen indoors during the 21-sax salute for Charlie Parker
Ahmad Alaadeen on the day of the "21-Sax Salute" that will be held at Charlie Parker's gravesite in Lincoln Cemetery in Kansas City, Missouri., August 29, 1996, 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 laughs while he rests
Ahmad Alaadeen sitting in a chair, laughing, and holding his tenor saxophone at an unidentified venue and event., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen leans to his right as he performs
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a double-breasted suit, leans to his left as he plays a soprano saxophone while performing at an unidentified venue. A drummer is visible to Ahmad's back left but is mostly out of the frame., No date; likely 1990s, 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 makes himself at home in the Governor's mansion
Alaadeen, dressed casually, sitting in a chair and drinking a glass of water before his performance at the Governor's Mansion in Jefferson City, Missouri. An antique rocking horse sits to his left and his saxophone case sits to his right., June 19, 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen making remarks after being awarded the Governor's Humanities Award
Ahmad Alaadeen making remarks from a podium at the foot of a staircase after receiving his award during the Governor's Humanities Awards at the Governor's Mansion in Jefferson City, Missouri., February 21, 2001, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., original event, scheduled for 18 October 2000, was postponed due to Governor Mel Carnahan's death

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