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Ahmad Alaadeen outside with a fan
Ahmad Alaadeen stands outside with an unidentified man wearing a bowtie and suspenders., No date; likely 2000s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen peaks out from below the brim of his hat while playing a soprano saxophone
Ahmad Alaadeen peaks up and to his right from behind his glass and below the brim of a straw hat he is wearing while playing a soprano saxophone at an unidentified outdoor festival., No date; likely 2000s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performing
Ahmad Alaadeen, seated from his left side, blows into a saxophone. Another very solemn man is visible seated behind Ahmad., 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performing
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a tuxedo, blows into a tenor saxophone while performing at an unidentified venue. A Drummers (Musicians) hands playing a drum set and a keyboard are visible behind Ahmad., August 28, 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performing at New Pointe Grill
Ahmad Alaadeen, playing a soprano saxophone and performing at New Point Grille in Kansas City, Missouri., May 19, 2002, 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 performing at UMKC for the Kansas City Jazz Band Festival
Ahmad Alaadeen (soprano saxophone), stands at the front of the stage while performing with an unidentified jazz band during the Kansas City Jazz Band Festival at University of Missouri-Kansas City in Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely between 2001-2010, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performing at a jazz festival in Topeka
Tyrone Clark (bass) and Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone); performing at the Topeka Performing Arts Center during the Topeka Jazz Festival., May 28, 2005, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performing at the Gem Theater for the Coda Jazz Fund Benefit
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a tuxedo, plays a tenor saxophone 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 performing at the Gem Theater for the Coda Jazz Fund Benefit
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a tuxedo, plays a tenor saxophone 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 performing in front of large windows overlooking a city at night
Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone) closes his eyes while performing at an unidentified venue with large windows that overlook the city., October 2003, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performing outdoors
Ahmad Alaadeen, from his right, wearing a ball cap, standing behind a row of microphones as he performs at an unidentified outdoor concert., No date; likely 2000s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performing outside
Close-up of Ahmad Alaadeen performing outside with a band, possibly Eddie Baker's Charlie Parker Academy band. Trees, a drum set and the bass player's face are visible behind Ahmad, wearing a ball cap., No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performing outside
Ahmad Alaadeen, standing on a stage outside and wearing a ball cap, performing with a band, possibly Eddie Baker's Charlie Parker Academy band, No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performing with a soprano saxophone
Ahmad Alaadeen playing a soprano saxophone while performing at an darkened unidentified venue., No date; likely 2000s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performs
Ahmad Alaadeen standing and blowing into a saxophone while wearing a straw fedora hat. A torn envelope hangs out of his right pocket with the words "Kansas Federal" printed on it., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., mounted on foam core
Ahmad Alaadeen performs at BB's Lawnside BBQ
Ahmad Alaadeen sits in front of the bar playing a tenor saxophone while performing at BB's Lawnside BBQ in Kansas City, Missouri. An unidentified man sits next to Ahmad at the bar looking at Ahmad as Ahmad performs., November 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performs at the Gem Theater
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a tam-style hat, performing during a jazz concert featuring Olathe North High, Oregon Trail Junior High, and Santa Fe Trail Junior High jazz bands at the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri. Bongos are visible in the foreground., February 16, 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performs at the Joseph V. Thomas Memorial Jazz Scholarship Concert at UMKC Pierson Hall
Ahmad Alaadeen (soprano saxophone), wearing a pillbox hat, closes his eyes as he performs with an unidentified man (alto saxophone) also performing with the UMKC Jazz Orchestra during the Joseph V. Thomas Memorial Jazz Scholarship Concert at Pierson Hall/University Center, University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri. A chart is spread on a stand in the foreground., December 2, 1994, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performs with a jazz combo at BBs Lawnside BBQ
An unidentified woman sits at a table with Cotton Candy, wearing a red sequined hat and multi-colored sequined blouse as she claps her hands. An unidentified acoustic guitarist, Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), and an unidentified electric bass player are sitting and standing behind the table 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.
Ahmad Alaadeen performs with a jazz combo outdoors on the Country Club Plaza
Tyrone Clark (bass) and Ahmad Alaadeen (soprano saxophone) perform at an outdoor concert on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri., September 2003, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performs with a student jazz band at the Gem Theater
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a tam-style hat, performing closes his eyes as he plays a tenor saxophone with students seated behind him during a jazz concert featuring Olathe North High, Oregon Trail Junior High, and Santa Fe Trail Junior High jazz bands at the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri., February 16, 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performs with a student jazz band at the Gem Theater
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a tam-style hat, closes his eyes as he plays a tenor saxophone with students behind him during a jazz concert featuring Olathe North High, Oregon Trail Junior High, and Santa Fe Trail Junior High jazz bands at the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri., February 16, 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performs with a student jazz band at the Gem Theater
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a tam-style hat, stands at the front of the stage and plays a tenor saxophone with a school jazz band during a jazz concert featuring Olathe North High, Oregon Trail Junior High, and Santa Fe Trail Junior High jazz bands at the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri., February 16, 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performs with a student jazz band at the Gem Theater
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a tam-style hat, stands at the microphone while performing with a school jazz band with director, Ed Colson's back to the audience as he directs the students, during a jazz concert featuring Olathe North High, Oregon Trail Junior High, and Santa Fe Trail Junior High jazz bands at the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri., February 16, 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen playing soprano saxophone while standing on an outdoor stage
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a ball cap, playing soprano saxophone on an outdoor pavilion behind the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri. The sound tent is visible to Ahmad's left., 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen playing soprano saxophone while standing on an outdoor stage
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a ball cap, playing a soprano saxophone on an outdoor pavilion behind the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri. As tenor saxophone rests on a saxophone stand at Ahmad's feet., 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen playing soprano saxophone while standing on an outdoor stage
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a ball cap, playing a soprano saxophone on an outdoor pavilion behind the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri. A banner of a African American man playing a piano is visible behind Ahmad. As tenor saxophone rests on a saxophone stand at Ahmad's feet., 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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