Ahmad Alaadeen talks with fans during the Kansas City Blues and Jazz Festival
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a straw fedora, talks outdoors with music fans during the Kansas City Blues and Jazz Festival. The crowd is visible behind them., July 25-26, 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jay McShann, Sonny Kenner, Ahmad Alaadeen, and Al Pearson on stage during the Kansas City Blues and Jazz Festival
Jay McShann (piano), an unidentified man, Sonny Kenner (guitar), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), wearing a white fedora, Al Pearson (trumpet), and an unidentified bass player get situated onstage at 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.
Jay McShann, Sonny Kenner, and Ahmad Alaadeen get ready to play on stage during the Kansas City Blues and Jazz Festival
Jay McShann (piano), an unidentified man, Sonny Kenner (guitar), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), wearing a white fedora, and an unidentified bass player get ready to perform onstage at 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 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.
Sonny Kenner, Ahmad Alaadeen, and Al Pearson perform on stage during the Kansas City Blues and Jazz Festival
Sonny Kenner (guitar), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), wearing a white fedora, Al Pearson (trumpet), and an unidentified bass player standing on stage outdoors performing at the Kansas City Blues and Jazz Festival. Two Kansas City Blues Society banners hang on the front of the stage., July 25-26, 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Sonny Kenner, Ahmad Alaadeen, and Al Pearson share a laugh as Jay McShann takes the stage
Sonny Kenner (guitar), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), wearing a white fedora, and Al Pearson (trumpet) share a laugh onstage at the Kansas City Blues and Jazz Festival as an unidentified man and Jay McShann (piano) enter the stage in the background., July 25-26, 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
group of musicians waiting offstage at the outdoor concert venue of the 1993 Kansas City Blues & Jazz Festival
Unidentified group of people relaxing in the shade, including Speedy Huggins (seated, white shirt, black tie) and Ahmad Alaadeen (wearing a white flat cap, holding saxophone); and possibly Tyrone Clark standing to Ahmad's left are offstage at an unidentified outdoor event, possibly the 1993 Kansas City Blues and Jazz Festival. A portable toilet, drum set, and a generator are visible in the background., No date; likely July 24-25, 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.