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Ahmad Alaadeen and Hamza Luqman rehearse at Mutual Musicians Foundation
Ahmad Alaadeen (soprano saxophone), from his right, and Luqman Hamza (piano) rehearsing at Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Hamza Luqman rehearse at Mutual Musicians Foundation
Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone) and Luqman Hamza (piano) rehearsing at Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Jay McShann at the Spirit Fest
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a white fedora, and Jay McShann smile at the photographer during the Spirit Festival at the Liberty Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri. Festival tents are visible behind them., July 5, 2003, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Jay McShann confer with younger gentlemen
Jay McShann is seated at the piano but turned to his left and smiling as he confers with a young man who is facing away from the photographer. Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi cap, stands behind Jay and leans his head toward a young man standing to Ahmad's left and holding a cassette tape and video tapes at an unidentified venue possibly in the 18th and Vine District in Kansas City, Missouri., August 21, 1996, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies
Ahmad Alaadeen and Jay McShann performing during the Coda Jazz Fund Benefit at the Gem Theater
Profile of Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone) and Jay McShann (piano) while performing at the Coda Jazz Fund Benefit Concert at the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri., May 15, 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Jay McShann relaxing at the Plaza III
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a fedora and an overcoat, and Jay McShann, wearing a tuxedo, relaxing and sharing a beverage at The Club at Plaza III in Kansas City, Missouri., April 26, 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Jay McShann sit offstage in tuxedos
Ahmad Alaadeen, holding his sax on his lap, and Jay McShann sit offstage wearing tuxedos at the Coda Jazz Fund Benefit Concert at the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri., May 15, 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Jay McShann smile for the photographer
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a white fedora, and Jay McShann sit in a room with wood paneled walls and grin at the photographer the day of the Spirit Festival at the Liberty Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri., July 5, 2003, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Jay McShann smile for the photographer
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a white fedora, and Jay McShann sit in a room with wood paneled walls and smile at the photographer the day of the Spirit Festival at the Liberty Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri., July 5, 2003, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Reggie Thomas at an outdoor concert
Possibly Tim Davis (drummer), Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a ball cap, another unidentified man with a towel around his shoulders, and Reggie Thomas stand offstage at an unidentified outdoor concert., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Reggie Thomas smile for the photographer at Just Jazz in the Hotel Majestic in St. Louis, MO
Ahmad Alaadeen and Reggie Thomas smile for the photographer during a four-night residence with the Steve Kirby Trio at Just Jazz in the Hotel Majestic in St. Louis, Missouri., March 24-27, 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and a band get ready to perform during an event sponsored by the Missouri African American Cultural Initiative
Everette Freeman (piano), Tyrone Clark (bass), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), wearing a kufi hat, and Danny Campbell helping organize charts at Ahmad's music stand are getting ready to perform at an outdoor concert sponsored by the Missouri African American Cultural Initiative at Carr Square Village in St. Louis, Missouri., May 25, 1997, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and a band perform at an event sponsored by the Missouri African American Cultural Initiative
Everette Freeman (piano), Tyrone Clark (bass), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), Matt Kane (drums), and Danny Campbell (trumpet) while performing at an outdoor concert sponsored by the Missouri African American Cultural Initiative at Carr Square Village in St. Louis, Missouri., May 25, 1997, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and a combo performing on an outdoor stage in Jefferson City, MO
Everette Freeman (piano), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), wearing a St. Louis Cardinals ball cap, Steve Kirby (bass), and Tim Perryman (trombone) are performing on an outdoor stage during the Capitol Jazz Festival in Jefferson City, Missouri., September 12, 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen appreciating Jay McShann's piano talents
Jay McShann from his left side, watching his hands as he plays piano. A microphone is visible at the top of the photograph. A cloth lies across the music rack. Ahmad Alaadeen is blurred by visible standing behind the piano with a cup in his right hand and a saxophone neck strap around his neck., 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen discusses recording with Misha Tsiganov and Craig Rivers
Misha Tsiganov and Craig Rivers listen to Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi cap and talking, during a recording session for Hedman's band Tropique, "Taken by Surprise" at the Eastside Sound Studio in New York City., No date; likely 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen explains a finer point to the music students at Clark County High School
Ahmad Alaadeen leans forward and lifts his right hand to explain a point while working with a group of students during a jazz clinic at Clark County R-1 High School in Kahoka, Missouri. Possibly Everette Freeman's face can be seen above the piano., February 11, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies
Ahmad Alaadeen greets Jay McShann
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi cap, looks up over his glasses and stands behind a seated Jay McShann as they shake hands. Jay looks up and to his left smiling at Ahmad as Jay points straight ahead with his left hand. They are at an unidentified venue possibly in the 18th and Vine District in Kansas City, Missouri. Instruments surround the two., August 21, 1996, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies
Ahmad Alaadeen holds his saxophones together while backstage with Jay and Marianne McShann
Backstage during the Mississippi Valley Blues Festival in Davenport, Iowa, Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a white flat cap, holds a soprano saxophone and a tenor saxophone together as if he is playing them like a guitar as he stands behind Jay McShann, seated, and Marianne McShann standing to Jay's left. Marianne smiles at the photographer., July 3, 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies; copy 2: 5x3.5
Ahmad Alaadeen instructs at Paseo Academy
Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), wearing a kufi cap, instructs while Everette Freeman (background seated near the piano) listens during a jazz clinic at Paseo Academy in Kansas City, Missouri. The back of two students' heads are visible in the foreground of the photograph., April 17, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies
Ahmad Alaadeen joins the local jazz combo on stage
An unidentified alto saxophone player, piano player, Ahmad Alaadeen (soprano saxophone), and an unidentified bass player performing onstage during a jazz clinic at an unidentified venue., No date; likely 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen laughs with fans
Norman Hedman and Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi cap, shaking hands as Misha Tsiganov looks on during a recording session for Hedman's band Tropique, "Taken By Surprise", at the Eastside Sound Studio in New York City. An unidentified man in a ball cap looks down as he stands behind Norman., No date; likely 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen listens to a student
An unidentified student in a red, white, and blue tie-dyed t-shirt, holds out his saxophone strap while he talks to Ahmad Alaadeen who is smiling, cocking his head to his right while wearing a kufi cap, and listening intently. Chris Clarke, sitting at a keyboard, can be seen in the background at an unidentified school venue. A crowd is visible in the foreground. There are class photographs lining the wood-paneled walls., No date; likely between 2001-2010, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen on the street
Ahmad Alaadeen and Carmell Jones, wearing a ball cap, with bags hanging from their right shoulders, walk on the street in the 18th and Vine District, possibly an event in conjunction with Robert Altman's film "Kansas City". Jay McShann's face is visible over Ahmad's left shoulder., 1996, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies; copy 2: 6x4
Ahmad Alaadeen performs outdoors with a quartet
Chris Clarke (piano), wearing a kufi cap, Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), wearing a ball cap, Tyrone Clark (bass), wearing a kufi hat, and Matt Kane (drums) perform during an unidentified outdoor concert., No date; possibly June 1996, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performs with Navarro Jazz
[From attached caption:] "Alaadeen conducts improvisation workshop with Navarro College Jazz Band, Lower Beaton Street Dixieland Band and Bobbie Sparks. Corsicana High School Jazz Band members and interested individuals attend." [Corsicana, Texas], February 27, 1996, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Image attached to 8.5x4.5 paper with typed caption
Ahmad Alaadeen performs with a jazz combo outdoors on the Country Club Plaza
Everette Freeman (piano, mostly obscured), Ahmad Alaadeen (sax, vocals), and Tyrone Clark (bass) perform at an outdoor concert on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri., 1991, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performs with a jazz combo outdoors on the Country Club Plaza
Everette Freeman (piano), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), and Will Matthews (guitar) perform at an outdoor concert on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri., 1991, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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