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Adolph Roulette and Ahmad Alaadeen
Adolph Roulette, wearing a fedora, and Ahmad Alaadeen stand outside Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri., 2003, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen accepting the 2000 Governor's Humanities Award
Ahmad Alaadeen receiving a framed proclamation award from an unidentified woman. 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 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 and Arthur Blythe give the photographer a smile
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a tuxedo and a kufi cap, and Arthur Blythe stand in a doorway possibly backstage at the Gem Theater for the New Year's Eve Celebration concert in Kansas City, Missouri., December 31, 1997-January 1, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Bobby Watson take a minute to eat during the Mid-America Jazz Conference
Ahmad Alaadeen and Bobby Watson eating lunch during the Mid-America Jazz Conference at the American Jazz Museum in Kansas City, Missouri., March 13, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Charles McPherson during the Charlie Parker Symposium
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi hat, and Charles McPherson stand backstage at the Charlie Parker Tribute Concert during the Charlie Parker Symposium at the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri., March 26, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Eddie Saunders during the Charlie Parker Symposium
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a fedora, stands next to Eddie Saunders, who is wearing a kufi cap and playing an alto saxophone, on the street during a procession to 17th Terrace and The Paseo for the dedication of the Charlie Parker Memorial ("Bird Lives") 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.
Ahmad Alaadeen and George Benson backstage at the Gem Theater
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi hat, and George Benson, both in tuxedos, hanging out backstage at the Annual 18th & Vine Gala "Ellington At 99: Livin' on the Vine" at the Gem Theater in the 18th and Vine district in Kansas City, Missouri., September 11, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies
Ahmad Alaadeen and Gerald Dunn at The Blue Room
Gerald Dunn points at Ahmad Alaadeen and puts his right arm around Ahmad's shoulder while standing and smiling for the photographer at The Blue Room 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 (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 and Jay McShann confer with younger gentlemen
Jay McShann is seated at the piano but turned to his left and smiling as he confers with a young man who is facing away from the photographer. Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi cap, stands behind Jay and leans his head toward a young man standing to Ahmad's left and holding a cassette tape and video tapes at an unidentified venue possibly in the 18th and Vine District in Kansas City, Missouri., August 21, 1996, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies
Ahmad Alaadeen and Jay McShann performing during the Coda Jazz Fund Benefit at the Gem Theater
Profile of Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone) and Jay McShann (piano) 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 and Jay McShann sit offstage in tuxedos
Ahmad Alaadeen, holding his sax on his lap, and Jay McShann sit offstage wearing tuxedos 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 and LaVerne Barker rehearse at Mutual Musicians Foundation
Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone) and LaVerne Barker (bass), wearing a ball cap, 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 Mike Pendergast
Ahmad Alaadeen and Mike Pendergast stand outside Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri., 2003, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Patience Higgins during the T.S. Monk concert series
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi cap, and Patience Higgins, wearing a bowler hat, smile for the photographer as they stand together backstage at the Gem Theater during the "T.S. Monk: Jammin' at the Gem" concert series in Kansas City, Missouri., January 17, 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Sonny Kenner enjoying the panel discussion
Ahmad Alaadeen and Sonny Kenner sit at a table and smile 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 and Tony Brown
Ahmad Alaadeen and Tony Brown (host of "Tony Brown's Journal" on PBS) stand together among the crowd during a reception at the American Jazz Museum before the "Truman and Civil Rights" panel at the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri., July 24, 2003, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Tony Brown
Ahmad Alaadeen standing with Tony Brown (host of "Tony Brown's Journal" on PBS) at a reception at the American Jazz Museum before the "Truman and Civil Rights" panel at the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri., July 24, 2003, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and the student jazz band perform at the Gem Theater
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a tam-style hat, stands and plays a tenor saxophone while the students in the jazz band play behind him during a 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 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 at the dedication of the Charlie Parker Memorial ("Bird Lives")
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a fedora, playing a soprano saxophone 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.
Ahmad Alaadeen at the dedication of the Charlie Parker Memorial ("Bird Lives")
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a fedora, playing a soprano saxophone 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.
Ahmad Alaadeen at the dedication of the Charlie Parker Memorial ("Bird Lives")
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a fedora, 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.
Ahmad Alaadeen being interviewed in front of a film camera
Ahmad Alaadeen's face can be seen between a news reporter he is talking with and her cameraman whose backs are to the photographer at the Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri possibly during the Tradin' 4s Series in the 18th and Vine district 026One MO Time., No date; likely May 5, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen giving a hug while resting offstage
Ahmad Alaadeen, seated and wearing a ball cap, hugs an unidentified person bending down to Ahmad 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.

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