Ahmad Alaadeen with the Basse's
Ahmad Alaadeen stands with David and Cathy Basse and their daughter in a room with bookshelves., March 5, 2001, 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
Bobby Watson and Ahmad Alaadeen listen as the bass player and Sam Johnson, Jr., the drummer, perform at Generations of Jazz
Bobby Watson (alto saxophone), wearing a black fedora, and Ahmad Alaadeen (soprano saxophone), wearing a kufi hat, listen while an unidentified bass player and Sam Johnson, Jr. (drums) perform at Generations of Jazz at Science City in Union Station at Kansas City, Missouri., August 19, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Chris Clarke, Bobby Watson, Ahmad Alaadeen, and David Basse performing at Generations of Jazz
Chris Clarke (piano), wearing a kufi cap, Bobby Watson (alto saxophone), wearing a black fedora, Ahmad Alaadeen (soprano saxophone), wearing a kufi hat, and David Basse (vocals) performing at Generations of Jazz at Science City in Union Station at Kansas City, Missouri., August 19, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies
Chris Clarke, Bobby Watson, Ahmad Alaadeen, and David Basse performing at Generations of Jazz
Chris Clarke (piano), wearing a kufi cap, Bobby Watson (alto saxophone), wearing a black fedora, Ahmad Alaadeen (soprano saxophone), wearing a kufi hat, David Basse (vocals), and Sam Johnson, Jr. (drums) performing at Generations of Jazz at Science City in Union Station at Kansas City, Missouri., August 19, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
City Light Orchestra enjoying the park and the view
Publicity photograph of the City Light Orchestra: Tim Whitmer, LaVerne Barker, David Basse, wearing a fedora, Ahmad Alaadeen, and Jano Mossman, standing in a park south of Kansas City overlooking downtown. An Edwardian style streetlight is behind the band. Members are dressed in zoot suits and tuxedos., No date; likely mid 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies; copy 2: 4.25x5.5 picture postcard version
City Light Orchestra performing at City Light Restaurant and Bar
A postcard of The City Light Orchestra performing: Tim Whitmer (piano), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), LaVerne Barker (bass), David Basse (drums). The flash of a camera is visible in the mirror behind the piano. Three trees with decorative lights are across the back of the stage. The seated crowd is visible in the foreground, No date; likely mid 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies; picture postcards
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.
City Light Orchestra publicity photograph
City Light Orchestra: (clockwise from top) David Basse, Ahmad Alaadeen, Tim Whitmer, and LaVerne Barker, smile directly at the photographer. LaVerne wears a bowler hat and holds the neck of an electric bass. Tim wears a beret. Ahmad leans on his elbow that is on a travel case and holds the neck of a saxophone., 1985, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Donnell Bennett, David Basse, Matt Pittman, and Ahmad Alaadeen perform
Kansas City Chiefs fullback Donnell Bennett (drums), David Basse (vocals), Matt Pittman (bass), and Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone) performing at New Point Grille in Kansas City, Missouri., November 28, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Donnell Bennett, David Basse, Matt Pittman, and Ahmad Alaadeen perform
Kansas City Chiefs fullback Donnell Bennett (drums), David Basse (vocals), Matt Pittman (bass), and Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone) performing at New Point Grille in Kansas City, Missouri., November 28, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies
Fanny Dunfee, Ahmad Alaadeen, Julie Youmans, David and Cathy Basse at the Governor's mansion
(Seated) Victoria "Fanny" Dunfee, wearing a hat, Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi hat, and an unidentified woman with (standing) David Basse, Cathy Basse, unidentified man, and Julie Youmans during the Governor's Humanities Awards at the Governor's Mansion in Jefferson City, Missouri., February 21, 2001, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., original event, scheduled for 18 October 2000, was postponed due to Governor Mel Carnahan's death
Tom Alexios, David Basse, and Kathy Basse enjoy an event
Tom Alexios (seated, far right), David and Cathy Basse (standing, middle, in background) and others at an unidentified event., April 15, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.