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.
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.
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.
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
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.