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Ahmad Alaadeen and Dennis Winslett
Olathe North jazz band student, Dennis Winslett, and Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a stocking cap and a leather jackets, stand and smile at the photographer during a teaching residency at Olathe North High and Oregon Trail Junior High schools in Olathe, Kansas., February 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Don Miller relax during a recording session
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a ball cap, and engineer, Don Miller, sit among the recording equipment during a recording session for "New Africa Suite" at Airborne Audio Studio in Overland Park, Kansas., 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Donivan Bailey give a fan a copy of the new CD
An unidentified man stands between Ahmad Alaadeen and Donivan Bailey, holding an inscribed copy of CD which states, "To Big Jim from the Dean of Swing, Ahmed Alaadeen," during the arrival of CD copies of Alaadeen's album "Blues For R.C. And Josephine, Too" at the Mint Recording Studio in Kansas City, Missouri., 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Donnell Bennett
Ahmad Alaadeen and Kansas City Chiefs fullback Donnell Bennett stand and smile at the photographer at the New Point Grille in Kansas City, Missouri., November 28, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Ed Colson teach students at Oregon Trail Junior High School
Ahmad Alaadeen plays a tenor saxophone while band director, Ed Colson, sits on a stool while working with a group of students seated in a classroom during a jazz clinic at Oregon Trail Junior High School in Olathe, Kansas., February 12, 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 Eddie Saunders talk about jazz
Ahmad Alaadeen and Eddie Saunders, both grinning, sit in chairs in front of a table during the George Salisbury Cabaret Concert at Pierson Auditorium at University of Missouri-Kansas City in Kansas City, Missouri., February 7, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies
Ahmad Alaadeen and Fanny Dunfee
Ahmad Alaadeen and Victoria "Fanny" Dunfee seated together smiling at the photographer., No date; likely 1997, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Gary Foster rehearse for a jazz clinic
Ahmad Alaadeen (tenor saxophone) and Gary Foster (alto saxophone) stand while they rehearse at a jazz clinic at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri., 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Gary Foster rehearse for a jazz clinic
Ahmad Alaadeen (tenor saxophone) and Gary Foster (alto saxophone) stand while they rehearse at a jazz clinic at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri., 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Gary Foster rehearse for a jazz clinic
Ahmad Alaadeen (tenor saxophone) and Gary Foster (alto saxophone) stand while they rehearse at a jazz clinic at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri., 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Gary Foster rehearse for a jazz clinic
Ahmad Alaadeen (tenor saxophone) and Gary Foster (alto saxophone) stand while they rehearse at a jazz clinic at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri., 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and George Benson backstage at the Gem Theater
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi hat, and George Benson, both in tuxedos, hanging out backstage at the Annual 18th & Vine Gala "Ellington At 99: Livin' on the Vine" at the Gem Theater in the 18th and Vine district in Kansas City, Missouri., September 11, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies
Ahmad Alaadeen and Gerald Dunn at The Blue Room
Gerald Dunn points at Ahmad Alaadeen and puts his right arm around Ahmad's shoulder while standing and smiling for the photographer at The Blue Room 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 (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 Jerry Hoover are happy to see each other
Band director Jerry Hoover puts his right arm around the shoulders of Ahmad Alaadeen at Southwest Missouri State University (SMSU) night of the Jazz Benefit Concert featuring the Olathe North High, Oregon Trail Junior High, and Southwest Missouri State University jazz bands at Olathe North High School Auditorium in Olathe, Kansas. Both are smiling at the photographer. Sepia-toned photograph., May 8, 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Julie Youmans
Ahmad Alaadeen stands with Julie Youmans, author and photographer at an unidentified venue and event., No date; likely 2000s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and LaVerne Barker rehearse at Mutual Musicians Foundation
Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone) and LaVerne Barker (bass), wearing a ball cap, 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 Marianne McShann negotiate the bus in Davenport, Iowa
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a white cap, getting off a bus while Marianne McShann waits for him during the Mississippi Valley Blues Festival in Davenport, Iowa., July 4, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies
Ahmad Alaadeen and Michael Parkinson gather the UMKC Jazz Studies students for a group photograph
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi hat and holding a tenor saxophone (second from right) and UMKC jazz studies teacher Michael Parkinson (far right) stand among a group of music students who are gathering for the photograph, including Dennis Winslett (far left) at an unidentified venue., No date; likely 1995-2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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