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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 band get ready to perform during an event sponsored by the Missouri African American Cultural Initiative
Everette Freeman (piano), Tyrone Clark (bass), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), wearing a kufi hat, and Danny Campbell helping organize charts at Ahmad's music stand are getting ready to perform 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 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 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 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 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 with the Pete Diggs band
Pete Diggs Band (Orestie "Rusty" Tucker, trumpet, Bill Jones, drums, Willie Rice, trumpet, Gene Carter, saxophone, Diggs, vibraphone, Ahmad Alaadeen (Richard White), saxophone, and Sam Johnson, Sr., bass) stand on stage and look at the photographer at the Orchid Room, 12th Street and Vine near The Paseo; Kansas City, MO., 1953, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies
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.
Ahmad Alaadeen, Sean Conly, possibly Danny Campbell, Tim Davis and Everette Freeman perform
Everette Freeman (sitting at piano, back to photographer), Ahmad Alaadeen (tenor saxophone), Sean Conly (bass), possibly Danny Campbell (trumpet), and Tim Davis (drums, mostly obscured) performing at an unidentified event., No date; possibly 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Akers Aitch, Tyrone Clark, Ahmad Alaadeen, Danny Campbell, Will Matthews, and Donivan Bailey in Arkansas
Akers Aitch, Tyrone Clark, Ahmad Alaadeen, Danny Campbell, Will Matthews, and Donivan Bailey stand outside a van and smile for the photographer during a stop en route to a concert at Harrison (Arkansas) High School Auditorium, March 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies
Al Pearson, Terry Hughes, Ahmad Alaadeen, Rod Fleeman, Gerald Spaits, and Jay McShann perform
Al Pearson (trumpet), Terry Hughes[?] (drums, partially obscured), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), Rod Fleeman (guitar), Gerald Spaits (bass), Jay McShann (piano) performing indoors at an unidentified sunny venue., No date; likely 1990s, 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.
City Light Orchestra performing outside
City Light Orchestra: David Basse (drums), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), unidentified bass player, unidentified (saxophone), unidentified (trumpet); performing at an unidentified outdoor concert., 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.
Danny Campbell and Ahmad Alaadeen warm up offstage while the band waits onstage
Danny Campbell (trumpet) and Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), wearing a kufi hat, warming up offstage before a performance. Band members Donivan Bailey (drums), Tyrone Clark (bass), and Reggie Thomas (piano) can be seen setting up onstage 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
Donivan Bailey, Ahmad Alaadeen, Danny Campbell, Tyrone Clark, and Will Matthews in Magnolia, Arkansas
Donivan Bailey, Ahmad Alaadeen, Danny Campbell (mostly obscured), Tyrone Clark, and Will Matthews walking around the van during a stop in Magnolia, Arkansas en route to a concert at Harrison (Arkansas) High School Auditorium., March 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Everette Freeman, Ahmad Alaadeen, Danny Campbell, and Matt Kane perform
Everette Freeman (piano), an unidentified bassist, Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), wearing a kufi hat, Danny Campbell (trumpet), and Matt Kane (drums and mostly obscured) performing at an unidentified venue., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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