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21-sax salute at Charlie Parker's graveside
Luqman Hamza, Emanuel Cleaver, Robert Rashad, wearing a flat cap, Eddie Saunders, wearing a bucket hat, Horace Washington, an unidentified woman, Ahmad Alaadeen, an unidentified man, and Linda McShann, and an unidentified man 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., 2 copies
21-sax salute at Charlie Parker's graveside
Luqman Hamza (mostly out of frame), Emanuel Cleaver (mostly out of frame), Robert Rashad, wearing a flat cap, Eddie Saunders, wearing a bucket hat, Horace Washington, Ahmad Alaadeen, and unidentified man, Linda McShann, and an unidentified womanb stand outside 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 and Hamza Luqman rehearse at Mutual Musicians Foundation
Ahmad Alaadeen (soprano saxophone), from his right, and Luqman Hamza (piano) 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 and Hamza Luqman rehearse at Mutual Musicians Foundation
Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone) and Luqman Hamza (piano) 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, Luqman Hamza, and Sonny Kenner receive the Kansas City Jazz Heritage Award
Luqman Hamza, Ahmad Alaadeen and Sonny Kenner holding their Kansas City Jazz Heritage award plaques from the Mayor Emanuel Cleaver II at the Jazz Heritage Awards reception at Saks Fifth Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri., August 23, 1991, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen, Luqman Hamza, and the band performing for a group of elementary school students
Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), Luqman Hamza (piano), and the band performing for a group of elementary school students at the 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, 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.
Ahmad Alaadeen, Pearl Thuston, Luqman Hamza, Myra Taylor, 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) 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.
Arthur Jackson, Eddie Saunders, Bobby Watson, Ahmad Alaadeen, Luqman Hamza at "Bird Lives" statue in Kansas City
Arthur Jackson, wearing a beret, Eddie Saunders, wearing a kufi cap, Bobby Watson, Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing fedoras, and Luqman Hamza (mostly out of frame), wearing a kufi hat, at the Charlie Parker Memorial dedication ("Bird Lives"), 17th Terrace and The Paseo during the Charlie Parker Symposium at the American Jazz Museum in Kansas City, Missouri., March 27, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bobby Watson, Ahmad Alaadeen, and Luqman Hamza at the "Bird Lives" statue in Kansas City, MO
Bobby Watson, Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing fedoras, and Luqman Hamza, wearing a kufi hat, at the Charlie Parker Memorial dedication ("Bird Lives"), 17th Terrace and The Paseo during the Charlie Parker Symposium at the American Jazz Museum in Kansas City, Missouri., March 27, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bobby Watson, Ahmad Alaadeen, and Luqman Hamza during the Charlie Parker Memorial dedication
Bobby Watson, Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing fedoras, and Luqman Hamza, wearing a kufi hat, at the Charlie Parker Memorial dedication ("Bird Lives"), 17th Terrace and The Paseo during the Charlie Parker Symposium at the American Jazz Museum in Kansas City, Missouri., March 27, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
David Daahoud Williams, Luqman Hamza, Ahmad Alaadeen, and Sonny Kenner hanging out backstage
David Daahoud Williams, Luqman Hamza, are seated, Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone) is warming up, an unidentified drummer is leaning over a seated and eating Sonny Kenner hanging out backstage at an unidentified venue, No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Frank Smith, Luqman Hamza, Ahmad Alaadeen, Sonny Kenner, and Russ Long during a panel discussion
Frank Smith, Luqman Hamza, Ahmad Alaadeen, Sonny Kenner, and Russ Long stand behind a table and look at the photographer 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. Hamza and Sonny are the only two smiling., May 12, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies
Frank Smith, Luqman Hamza, Ahmad Alaadeen, Sonny Kenner, and Russ Long during a panel discussion
Frank Smith, Luqman Hamza, Ahmad Alaadeen, Sonny Kenner, and Russ Long stand behind a table and look at the photographer 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. Hamza and Sonny are the only two smiling., May 12, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Hamza Luqman and LaVerne Barker rehearse at Mutual Musicians Foundation
Luqman Hamza (piano) and LaVerne Barker (bass), wearing a ball cap, rehearsing at Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri. Ahmad Alaadeen's soprano saxophone can be seen on the left of photograph (mostly obscured)., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Hamza Luqman, LaVerne Barker, and Ahmad Alaadeen rehearse at Mutual Musicians Foundation
Luqman Hamza (piano), LaVerne Barker (bass), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), and an unidentified drummer 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.
Jay McShann, David Daahoud Williams, Luqman Hamza, Betty Ann Bryant, Ahmad Alaadeen, and Al Duncan enjoy a meal at Johnson's Grill
Jay McShann, David Daahoud Williams (looking down in hat), Luqman Hamza (Larry Cummings), Betty Ann Bryant, Ahmad Alaadeen, and Al Duncan sit and stand at the counter in Johnson's Grill, Kansas City, MO, 1953, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies
Lincoln College Preparatory Academy Hall of Fame inductees sit on the stage
Ahmad Alaadeen (seated second from right) and Luqman Hamza over Ahmad's left shoulder and other inductees sit on stage during the Lincoln College Preparatory Academy Hall of Fame Gala held at the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri., October 23, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies
Luqman Hamza and Ahmad Alaadeen during the 21-sax salute at Charlie Parker's gravesite
Luqman Hamza and Ahmad Alaadeen 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., 2 copies
Luqman Hamza, Ahmad Alaadeen, Donivan Bailey performing for a group of elementary school students
Luqman Hamza (piano), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), unidentified (bass, mostly obscured), Donivan Bailey (drums), wearing a fedora, performing for a group of elementary school students; 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.
Luqman Hamza, Ahmad Alaadeen, and Eddie Saunders stand outdoors offstage during the Kansas City Blues and Jazz Festival
Luqman Hamza, wearing a kufi cap, Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a straw fedora, Eddie Saunders, and an unidentified man stand offstage during the Kansas City Blues and Jazz Festival., July 25-26, 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Luqman Hamza, Ahmad Alaadeen, and Sonny Kenner receive the Jazz Heritage Award
Luqman Hamza, Ahmad Alaadeen and Sonny Kenner holding their Kansas City Jazz Heritage award plaques from the Mayor Emanuel Cleaver II at the Jazz Heritage Awards reception at Saks Fifth Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri., August 23, 1991, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Luqman Hamza, Ahmad Alaadeen, and Sonny Kenner receive the Jazz Heritage Award
Luqman Hamza, Ahmad Alaadeen and Sonny Kenner holding their Kansas City Jazz Heritage award plaques from the Mayor Emanuel Cleaver II at the Jazz Heritage Awards reception at Saks Fifth Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri., August 23, 1991, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Luqman Hamza, Jay McShann, and Ahmad Alaadeen during the 21-sax salute at Charlie Parker's gravesite
Luqman Hamza, Jay McShann, wearing a white ball cap, and Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a white cap, during the "21-Sax Salute" 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., 2 copies
Luqman Hamza, Karrin Allyson, Eddie Saunders, Tommy Ruskin, and Ahmad Alaadeen performing at Mutual Musicians Foundation
Luqman Hamza (piano), Karrin Allyson (vocals), Eddie Saunders (bass), and Tommy Ruskin (drums) all smile at the photographer as Ahmad Alaadeen plays a tenor saxophone with his eyes closed while performing at Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri., June 9, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Shahid (Ahmad Alaadeen, Tayammum Falah, Luqman Hamza, and Sonny Kenner)
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi hat, Tayammum Falah, Luqman Hamza, wearing a kufi cap, and Sonny Kenner stand outside and smile at the photographer. Ahmad holds a soprano saxophone and Sonny Kenny, laughing, holds an electric guitar., No date; likely early 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., The original members of The Shahid, a Nation of Islam music group first formed in the 1960s
Shahid (Luqman Hamza, Ahmad Alaadeen, an unidentified bassist, and Tayammum Falah)
Luqman Hamza (piano), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), unidentified bass player, Tayammum Falah (drums); all close their eyes as they perform on stage., No date; likely early 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Hamza, Alaadeen and Falah were original members of The Shahid, a Nation of Islam music group first formed in the 1960s
Shahid (Luqman Hamza, Ahmad Alaadeen, an unidentified bassist, and Tayammum Falah) back stage
Luqman Hamza, wearing a kufi cap, Ahmad Alaadeen, an unidentified bassist, and Tayammum Falah stand backstage holding their instruments. Luqman wears a kufi prayer cap and smiles directly at the photographer. Ahmad looks toward the floor in front of him and holds a tenor saxophone. The bassist holds an electric upright bass and Tayammum holds his drumsticks as both look directly at the photographer., No date; likely early 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Hamza, Alaadeen and Falah were original members of The Shahid, a Nation of Islam music group first formed in the 1960s

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