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Ahmad Alaadeen accepting the 2000 Governor's Humanities Award
Ahmad Alaadeen smiles as he holds a microphone and award certificate in hands, standing in front of a table of panelists. This was a combined event for the Tradin' 4s (Series Four): Celebration of Alaadeen's 2000 Governor's Humanities Award at the Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri., November 7, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen at 18th and Vine
Ahmad Alaadeen playing saxophone on the streets of the 18th and Vine District, possibly during an event in conjunction with Robert Altman's film "Kansas City.", 1996, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen at the Gem Theater
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi hat, speaking from a podium during the Living Blues Party at the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri., January 22, 2000, 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 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 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 performing at Mutual Musicians Foundation
Ahmad Alaadeen, from his left side, performing at Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri. He stands in front of a wall of 8 x 10 black and white headshot photographs., June 9, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies; copy 2: 5x7
Ahmad Alaadeen performing at the Gem Theater for the Coda Jazz Fund Benefit
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a tuxedo, plays a tenor saxophone while performing at the Coda Jazz Fund Benefit Concert at the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri., May 15, 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performing at the Gem Theater for the Coda Jazz Fund Benefit
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a tuxedo, plays a tenor saxophone while performing at the Coda Jazz Fund Benefit Concert at the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri., May 15, 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performs at the Gem Theater
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a tam-style hat, performing 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. Bongos are visible in the foreground., February 16, 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen playing a soprano sax at Mutual Musicians Foundation
Ahmad Alaadeen, from his left side, performing by playing a soprano saxophone at Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri possibly during the Tradin' 4s Series in the 18th and Vine district 026One MO Time. He stands in front of a wall of 8 x 10 black and white headshot photographs., No date; likely May 5, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen playing soprano saxophone while standing on an outdoor stage
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a ball cap, playing soprano saxophone on an outdoor pavilion behind the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri. The sound tent is visible to Ahmad's left., 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen playing soprano saxophone while standing on an outdoor stage
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a ball cap, playing a soprano saxophone on an outdoor pavilion behind the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri. As tenor saxophone rests on a saxophone stand at Ahmad's feet., 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen playing soprano saxophone while standing on an outdoor stage
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a ball cap, playing a soprano saxophone on an outdoor pavilion behind the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri. A banner of a African American man playing a piano is visible behind Ahmad. As tenor saxophone rests on a saxophone stand at Ahmad's feet., 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen playing soprano saxophone while standing on an outdoor stage
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a ball cap, bends his knees and leans to his right while playing a soprano saxophone on an outdoor pavilion behind the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri. A banner of a African American man playing a piano is visible behind Ahmad., 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen playing tenor sax outside Gem Theater
Ahmad Alaadeen, from his left side and wearing a ball cap, playing tenor sax on an outdoor pavilion behind the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri., 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen playing tenor saxophone while standing on an outdoor stage
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a ball cap, playing tenor saxophone on an outdoor pavilion behind the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri., 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen playing tenor saxophone while standing on an outdoor stage
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a ball cap, playing tenor saxophone on an outdoor pavilion behind the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri., 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen playing tenor saxophone while standing on an outdoor stage
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a ball cap, playing tenor saxophone on an outdoor pavilion behind the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri., 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen playing tenor saxophone while standing on an outdoor stage
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a ball cap, playing tenor saxophone on an outdoor pavilion behind the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri., 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen plays for a closeup photograph during the Coda Jazz Fund Benefit at the Gem Theater
A closeup of Ahmad Alaadeen performing at the Coda Jazz Fund Benefit Concert at the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri., May 15, 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen rehearses at Mutual Musicians Foundation
Ahmad Alaadeen, from his right side seated in a chair, rehearsing at Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen rehearses at Mutual Musicians Foundation
Ahmad Alaadeen, from his left side seated in a chair, rehearsing at Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen resting offstage
Ahmad Alaadeen's smiling face while hanging out offstage by the rear entrance of the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri., 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen resting offstage
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a ball cap and sitting in a folding chair, looks away as he hangs out offstage by the rear entrance of the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri., 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen resting offstage
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a ball cap and sitting in a folding chair, hangs out offstage by the rear entrance of the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri., 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen resting offstage
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a ball cap and sitting in a folding chair, hangs out offstage by the rear entrance of the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri., 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen reveals where he keeps his name tag
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a fedora while at a microphone, flashes open his suit jacket to show his name tag on the inside and holds an 8 x 10 black & white photo of himself, outside Mutual Musicians Foundation during a photo-op of Kansas City blues and jazz musicians., September 18, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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