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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 Ricky Anderson perform at a church
Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone) turns to look at the photographer as a seated Ricky Anderson (bass) looks at Ahmad while performing at an unidentified church and event., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Sonny Kenner enjoying the panel discussion
Ahmad Alaadeen and Sonny Kenner sit at a table and smile during a panel discussion during the Tradin' 4s Series: On the Cusp at Mutual Musicians Foundation in the 18th and Vine district, Kansas City, Missouri., May 12, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Sonny Kenner packing up at the Plaza III
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a fedora and an overcoat, and Sonny Kenner, wearing a tuxedo, have their coats on and are packing up at The Club at Plaza III in Kansas City, Missouri. Joe Wilcox stands in the background., April 26, 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Sonny Kenner share a giggle
Ahmad Alaadeen and Sonny Kenner, wearing very nice double-breasted suits, share a giggle backstage at an unidentified venue., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Sonny Kenner share a microphone to sing together
Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone) grins as he and Sonny Kenner (guitar) share a microphone while singing together, supported by David Daahoud Williams (bass) and Adolph Roulette (drums) in the background., No date; likely 1989, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies
Ahmad Alaadeen and Steve Kirby talking to fans at Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, Missouri
Ahmad Alaadeen (second from left), wearing a beanie, and Steve Kirby (holding bass) are each talking with unidentified individuals at a jazz clinic in Brandt Music Hall at Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, Missouri., January 18, 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Susan Krause enjoy food in Skopje
Ahmad Alaadeen stands and converses with Susan Krause (American Center Director/U.S. Consul in Macedonia), who is standing and eating a meal as she talks in the banquet room in the Grand Hotel Skopje in Skopje, Macedonia., July 13, 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Tayammum Falah
Ahmad Alaadeen and Tayammum Falah, both wearing tuxedos, are seated at a table with tablecloths. A boy is visible between them that is seated behind them., No date; likely early 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Alaadeen and Falah were original members of The Shahid, a Nation of Islam music group first formed in the 1960s
Ahmad Alaadeen and Tim Perryman performing
Ahmad Alaadeen (tenor saxophone), wearing a kufi cap, and Tim Perryman (trombone), wearing a tuxedo, performing at an unidentified venue., No date; likely 1990s, 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 clowning around
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a fedora, and Tyrone Clark wearing a fedora with the brim turned up, have silly smiles as Tyron holds up something with fringe on it, in the van en route to a concert at Harrison (Arkansas) High School Auditorium. Will Matthews is in background., March 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Tyrone Clark performing at Generations of Jazz
Ahmad Alaadeen (tenor saxophone), wearing a kufi hat, and Tyrone Clark (bass) performing at Generations of Jazz at Science City in Union Station at Kansas City, Missouri., August 19, 2000, 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 and Will Matthews perform for music students at Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, Missouri
Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone) and Will Matthews (guitar) performing at a jazz clinic in Brandt Music Hall at Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, Missouri., January 18, 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and Will Matthews talk during a performance in Skopje
Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone) talks to Will Matthews (guitar) on stage at the Hard Rock Club in Skopje, Macedonia. Tyrone Clark's bass, mostly obscured, and an unidentified camera operator are in the foreground., July 13, 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 and a combo performing on an outdoor stage in Jefferson City, MO
Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), wearing a St. Louis Cardinals ball cap, Steve Kirby (bass), Tim Perryman (trombone), and Tim Davis (drums) 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 and a combo performing on an outdoor stage in Jefferson City, MO
Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), wearing a St. Louis Cardinals ball cap, Steve Kirby (bass), and Tim Perryman (trombone) 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 and a fellow saxophonist prepare for the concert at Paseo Academy
Ahmad Alaadeen and an unidentified sax player stand in the cafeteria before the Kansas City Middle School of the Arts jazz band concert at the adjacent high school (Paseo Academy)., April 20, 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies
Ahmad Alaadeen and a fellow saxophonist warm up for the Kansas City Middle School of the Arts concert
Ahmad Alaadeen and an unidentified sax player warming up with their saxes behind the band before the Kansas City Middle School of the Arts jazz band concert in the cafeteria of the adjacent high school (Paseo Academy)., April 20, 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and a friend during the 21-sax salute at Charlie Parker's gravesite
An unidentified man stands to the right of Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a beret, during the "21-Sax Salute" at Charlie Parker's gravesite in Lincoln Cemetery in Kansas City, Missouri., 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies
Ahmad Alaadeen and a jazz band teacher play with the Kansas City Middle School of the Arts jazz band
An unidentified jazz band director and Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone) rehearsing at the Kansas City Middle School of the Arts jazz band., No date; likely spring 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and a jazz band teacher play with the Kansas City Middle School of the Arts jazz band
An unidentified band director is standing at the door while Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone) sits and rehearses with a group of students from the Kansas City Middle School of the Arts jazz band., No date; likely spring 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and a jazz combo at BBs Lawnside BBQ
Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), sits listening in the center of an unidentified acoustic guitarist and electric bass player while performing at BB's Lawnside BBQ in Kansas City, Missouri., November 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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