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Ahmad Alaadeen and Donivan Bailey give a fan a copy of the new CD
An unidentified man stands between Ahmad Alaadeen and Donivan Bailey, holding an inscribed copy of CD which states, "To Big Jim from the Dean of Swing, Ahmed Alaadeen," during the arrival of CD copies of Alaadeen's album "Blues For R.C. And Josephine, Too" at the Mint Recording Studio in Kansas City, Missouri., 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Donnell Bennett
Ahmad Alaadeen and Kansas City Chiefs fullback Donnell Bennett stand and smile at the photographer at the New Point Grille in Kansas City, Missouri., November 28, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Sonny Kenner share a microphone to sing together
Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone) grins as he and Sonny Kenner (guitar) share a microphone while singing together, supported by David Daahoud Williams (bass) and Adolph Roulette (drums) in the background., No date; likely 1989, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies
Ahmad Alaadeen and Tayammum Falah
Ahmad Alaadeen and Tayammum Falah, both wearing tuxedos, are seated at a table with tablecloths. A boy is visible between them that is seated behind them., No date; likely early 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Alaadeen and Falah were original members of The Shahid, a Nation of Islam music group first formed in the 1960s
Ahmad Alaadeen and a band perform at an event sponsored by the Missouri African American Cultural Initiative
Everette Freeman (piano), Tyrone Clark (bass), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), Matt Kane (drums), and Danny Campbell (trumpet) while performing at an outdoor concert sponsored by the Missouri African American Cultural Initiative at Carr Square Village in St. Louis, Missouri., May 25, 1997, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and the band performing at the Spirit Fest
Gerald Spaits (bass), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), wearing a white fedora, Tommy Ruskin (drums), and Will Matthews (guitar); standing on stage performing during the Spirit Festival at the Liberty Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri. A large Miller Lite banner hangs behind the band., July 5, 2003, 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 performing outside
Ahmad Alaadeen, standing on a stage outside and wearing a ball cap, performing with a band, possibly Eddie Baker's Charlie Parker Academy band, No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performing with a jazz combo
Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), a guitarist and a flugelhorn player, all wearing kufi hats, look out from the stage as the guitarist and the drummer play while performing with an unidentified event., September 1, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performing with a jazz combo
Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), wearing a kufi hat, performing with an unidentified jazz combo., September 1, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performs outdoors with a quartet
An unidentified bass player, Matt Kane (drums), and Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), wearing a white ball cap, performing at an outdoor concert on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performs outdoors with a quartet
Chris Clarke (piano), wearing a kufi cap, Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), wearing a ball cap, Tyrone Clark (bass), wearing a kufi hat, and Matt Kane (drums) perform during an unidentified outdoor concert., No date; possibly June 1996, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performs outdoors with a quartet
Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), Tyrone Clark (bass), Don Mumford (drums), and Will Matthews (guitar) perform during an outdoor concert on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri., 1991, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
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 a jazz combo outdoors on the Country Club Plaza
Sonny Kenner (guitar), Ahmad Alaadeen (tenor saxophone), wearing a fedora, an unidentified drummer, and Tyrone Clark (bass) performing at an outdoor concert on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri. One fan is visible leaning on a store front behind the band., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performs with a jazz combo outdoors on the Country Club Plaza
Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), Tyrone Clark (bass, mostly obscured), and Don Mumford (drums) perform at an outdoor concert on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri., 1991, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performs with a jazz combo outdoors on the Country Club Plaza
Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), Tyrone Clark (bass), and Don Mumford (drums) perform at an outdoor concert on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri., 1991, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performs with a jazz combo outdoors on the Country Club Plaza
An unidentified drummer, Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone) wearing a fedora, and Tyrone Clark (bass) perform at an outdoor concert on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely 1991, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performs with a jazz combo outdoors on the Country Club Plaza
Everette Freeman (piano), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), and Will Matthews (guitar) perform at an outdoor concert on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri., 1991, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performs with a quartet outdoors on the Country Club Plaza
An unidentified drummer, Ahmad Alaadeen (tenor saxophone), wearing a fedora, Tyrone Clark (bass), and an unidentified pianist perform at an outdoor concert on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performs with a quartet outdoors on the Country Club Plaza
An unidentified drummer, Ahmad Alaadeen (tenor saxophone), wearing a fedora, Tyrone Clark (bass), and an unidentified pianist perform at an outdoor concert on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performs with a quartet outdoors on the Country Club Plaza
An unidentified drummer, Ahmad Alaadeen (tenor saxophone), wearing a fedora, Tyrone Clark (bass), and an unidentified pianist perform at an outdoor concert on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri. The crowd of music fans is visible behind the jazz combo., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performs with a quartet outdoors on the Country Club Plaza
An unidentified drummer, Ahmad Alaadeen (tenor saxophone), wearing a fedora, Tyrone Clark (bass), and an unidentified pianist perform at an outdoor concert on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri. The crowd of music fans is visible behind the jazz combo., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performs with a quartet outdoors on the Country Club Plaza
An unidentified drummer, Ahmad Alaadeen (tenor saxophone), wearing a fedora, Tyrone Clark (bass), and an unidentified pianist perform at an outdoor concert on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performs with a quartet outdoors on the Country Club Plaza
Tyrone Clark (bass), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), Don Mumford (drums), and Will Matthews (guitar) perform at an outdoor concert on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri., 1991, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performs with students
Ahmad Alaadeen performing with Eddie Baker's Charlie Parker Academy band on an indoor stage. Two students are visible behind Ahmad., 1975, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen recording in Kansas City, MO
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a ball cap under a headset and holding a tenor saxophone, and Matt Kane (drums, in isolation room) look out in front of themselves during a recording session for "Time Through The Ages" at the Wheeler Audio Studio in Kansas City, Missouri., 1997, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen smiles at the photographer at the Gem Theater during the performance for the Coda Jazz Fund Benefit
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a tuxedo, smiles at the photographer while he places one hand on the piano and holds a tenor saxophone with his other hand while onstage at the Coda Jazz Fund Benefit Concert at the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri. Terry Hughes' (drums) face is visible behind Ahmad's right., May 15, 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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