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 Tyrone Clark performing at The Blue Room
Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone) and Tyrone Clark (bass) performing at a darkened Blue Room in Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely 2000s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performing at The Blue Room
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a Dashiki-style shirt, performing by playing a soprano saxophone at The Blue Room in the American Jazz Museum in Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely 2005, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen, Tony Brown, and Robert Rashad
Ahmad Alaadeen stands with Tony Brown (host of "Tony Brown's Journal" on PBS), and Robert Rashad, wearing a flat cap, chairman of Lincoln University, 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.
Big band performing at The Blue Room
Ahmad Alaadeen (sax, bottom left) performing with an unidentified big band which includes Al Pearson (trumpet, far right), Earlie Braggs and likely, Tim Perryman (trombone), at the Blue Room in Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely 2000s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Butch Berman, Jo Boehr, Fanny Dunfee, Steve Irwin, Ahmad Alaadeen and at The Blue Room
Butch Berman, wearing a Dashiki-style shirt, Jo Boehr, Victoria "Fanny" Dunfee, Steve Irwin, Ahmad Alaadeen, also wearing a Dashiki-style shirt, and an unidentified woman gather around a table at The Blue Room in the American Jazz Museum in Kansas City, Missouri. The audience and museum exhibitions are visible behind the group., No date; likely 2005, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Closeup of Ahmad Alaadeen performing at The Blue Room
A closeup of Ahmad Alaadeen's face playing a saxophone while performing at The Blue Room in Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely 2000s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Robert Rashad and Ahmad Alaadeen hang out at The Blue Room
Robert Rashad, wearing a flat cap, and Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a Dashiki-style shirt, (standing) with an unidentified group of people seated at a table at The Blue Room in the American Jazz Museum in Kansas City, Missouri. The museum exhibits and the audience are visible behind the group. The liquor bottles behind the bar are marked over., No date; likely 2005, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.