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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 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 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 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 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 seated at the dedication of the Charlie Parker Memorial ("Bird Lives")
Ahmad Alaadeen seated and holding a soprano saxophone while 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, 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.
Arthur Jackson, Eddie Saunders, Bobby Watson, Ahmad Alaadeen, Luqman Hamza at "Bird Lives" statue in Kansas City
Arthur Jackson, wearing a beret, Eddie Saunders, wearing a kufi cap, Bobby Watson, Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing fedoras, and Luqman Hamza (mostly out of frame), wearing a kufi hat, 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.
Arthur Jackson, Eddie Saunders, Bobby Watson, Ahmad Alaadeen, Luqman Hamza at the "Bird Lives" statue in Kansas City, MO
An unidentified man holding an alto saxophone and wearing a bucket hat, Arthur Jackson, wearing a beret, Eddie Saunders, wearing a kufi hat, Bobby Watson, and Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing fedoras, stand 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.
Ben Kynard visits The Blue Room
Ben Kynard likely at the Blue Room in Kansas City, Missouri., February 9, 1998, 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.
Bob Bowman, Bobby Watson, Ahmad Alaadeen and T. Sharif Abdul-Hakim enjoy the Mid-America Jazz Conference
An unidentified woman stands with Bob Bowman, Bobby Watson, Ahmad Alaadeen, and T. Sharif Abdul-Hakim, wearing a flat cap, 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.
Bobby Watson at the dedication of the Charlie Parker Memorial ("Bird Lives")
Bobby Watson, 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.
Bobby Watson, Ahmad Alaadeen, and Luqman Hamza at the "Bird Lives" statue in Kansas City, MO
Bobby Watson, Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing fedoras, and Luqman Hamza, wearing a kufi hat, 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.
Bobby Watson, Ahmad Alaadeen, and Luqman Hamza during the Charlie Parker Memorial dedication
Bobby Watson, Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing fedoras, and Luqman Hamza, wearing a kufi hat, 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.
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.
Jay McShann, Ahmad Alaadeen, and Speedy Huggins take a break at The Blue Room
An unidentified man stands in background as another unidentified sits at a table with Jay McShann, in a tuxedo with a drink in his hand, and likely Speedy Huggins, wearing a flat cap. Ahmad Alaadeen stands behind the table also wearing a tuxedo at The Blue Room in Kansas City, Missouri., December 31, 1997, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies
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.
Street procession during the Charlie Parker Symposium
(Front row) Ben Kynard (tenor saxophone), Ahmad Alaadeen (soprano saxophone), wearing a fedora, Logan Richardson (alto saxophone), unidentified (soprano saxophone); (second row) John Henry Hoard (soprano saxophone), Kerry Strayer (baritone saxophone), Bobby Watson (alto sax, instrument obscured), unidentified (alto saxophone), Eddie Saunders (alto saxophone), Horace Washington (baritone saxophone), and others in a street 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.
Street procession during the Charlie Parker Symposium
John Henry Hoard (soprano saxophone), Kerry Strayer (baritone saxophone), Ben Kynard (tenor saxophone), Ahmad Alaadeen (soprano saxophone), wearing a fedora, Sonny Kenner (behind clergyman in red), and others in a street 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.
Street procession during the Charlie Parker Symposium
Ben Kynard (tenor saxophone), Kerry Strayer (baritone saxophone), Ahmad Alaadeen (soprano saxophone), wearing a fedora, Eddie Saunders (alto saxophone), wearing a kufi cap, Logan Richardson (alto saxophone), Horace Washington (baritone saxophone), unidentified (soprano saxophone), and others in the street 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.
Street procession during the Charlie Parker Symposium
Kerry Strayer (baritone saxophone), Bobby Watson (alto saxophone), Ben Kynard (tenor saxophone), Ahmad Alaadeen (soprano saxophone), wearing a fedora, Eddie Saunders (alto saxophone), Logan Richardson (alto saxophone), and others in a street 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.
Street procession during the Charlie Parker Symposium
Bobby Watson (alto saxophone), Horace Washington (in background, baritone saxophone), Ben Kynard (tenor saxophone), Eddie Saunders (alto saxophone), Ahmad Alaadeen (soprano saxophone), wearing a fedora, in a street 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.

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