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Gary Sykes, Steve Kirby, Will Matthews, Reggie Thomas, and Ahmad Alaadeen perform in Malden, Missouri
Gary Sykes (drums, mostly obscured), Steve Kirby (bass), Will Matthews (guitar), Reggie Thomas (piano), and Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), wearing a beanie, on stage performing at Malden Community Center in Malden, Missouri., January 17, 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Gary Sykes, Steve Kirby, Will Matthews, Reggie Thomas, and Ahmad Alaadeen perform in Malden, Missouri
Gary Sykes (drums, mostly obscured), Steve Kirby (bass), Will Matthews (guitar), Reggie Thomas (piano), and Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone) on stage performing at Malden Community Center in Malden, Missouri., January 17, 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
George Duke, Ahmad Alaadeen, and George Benson backstage at the Gem Theater
George Duke, grinning at Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi hat with his back to the photographer and blurry because of movement, and George Benson, grooming the sleeve of his tuxedo, are 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.
Gerald Dunn and Ahmad Alaadeen at The Blue Room
Gerald Dunn points at Ahmad Alaadeen, who is wearing a fedora and pursing his lips, at The Blue Room in Kansas City, Missouri. The bar and crowd can be seen behind them., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Gerald Spaits and Ahmad Alaadeen performing
Gerald Spaits (bass) and Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone); 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.
Gerald Spaits, Ray DeMarchi, and Ahmad Alaadeen perform
Gerald Spaits (bass), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), and Ray DeMarchi (drums) performing at "Books, Ballads and Bebop!" during a benefit for Marillac Center's Therapeutic Day School at the Piano Room in Kansas City, Missouri., September 28, 2003, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Governor Bob Holden makes remarks during a performance by Ahmad Alaadeen at the Governor's Mansion
Ahmad Alaadeen and Governor Bob Holden (addressing the audience) stand at a microphone after Alaadeen's performance at the Governor's Mansion in Jefferson City, Missouri., June 19, 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Governor Bob Holden, Ahmad Alaadeen, and Lori Hauser Holden pose for a photograph
Ahmad Alaadeen flanked by Governor Bob Holden and First Lady Lori Hauser Holden during a photo-op for Alaadeen's visit to the Governor's Mansion in Jefferson City, Missouri. Signed in gold ink by Bob Holden., June 19, 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., inscribed by Governor Holden to Alaadeen
Greg Riley, Ahmad Alaadeen, and Sean Conly at the Missouri Heritage Fair
Greg Riley, Ahmad Alaadeen, grinning and wearing a Kufi cap, and Sean Conly stand outdoors among the exhibition tents during the Missouri Heritage Fair on the History Museum grounds in Forest Park in St. Louis, Missouri., May 2-3, 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Greg Riley, Ahmad Alaadeen, and Sean Conly at the Missouri Heritage Fair
Greg Riley, Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi cap, and Sean Conly stand outdoors among the exhibition tents during the Missouri Heritage Fair on the History Museum grounds in Forest Park in St. Louis, Missouri., May 2-3, 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Greg Riley, Ahmad Alaadeen, and Sean Conly at the Missouri Heritage Fair
Greg Riley, Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi cap, and Sean Conly stand outdoors during the Missouri Heritage Fair on the History Museum grounds in Forest Park in St. Louis, Missouri., May 2-3, 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Group 21 getting ready for a live broadcast of NPR's Talk of the Nation
Alaadeen and Group 21: Chris Clarke (piano), wearing a kufi cap, Tyrone Clark (bass), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), wearing a kufi cap, Pat Flynn (drums); on stage running through a sound check for a live broadcast of NPR's "Talk of the Nation" with host Juan Williams (left) who is talking with an unidentified man in the bottom right corner of the shot on City Stage in Union Station in Kansas City, Missouri. Possibly Fanny Dunfee walking offstage in the top of the photograph., September 28, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies; copy 2: 7x5
Hal Malia and Ahmad Alaadeen talk
Hal Melia's back is to the photographer as he talks with Ahmad Alaadeen during the Tradin' 4s Series: On the Cusp at Mutual Musicians Foundation in the 18th and Vine district, Kansas City, Missouri. They stand in front of a wall of 8 x 10 black and white headshot photographs., May 12, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Hamza Luqman and LaVerne Barker rehearse at Mutual Musicians Foundation
Luqman Hamza (piano) and LaVerne Barker (bass), wearing a ball cap, rehearsing at Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri. Ahmad Alaadeen's soprano saxophone can be seen on the left of photograph (mostly obscured)., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Hamza Luqman, LaVerne Barker, and Ahmad Alaadeen rehearse at Mutual Musicians Foundation
Luqman Hamza (piano), LaVerne Barker (bass), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), and an unidentified drummer 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.
Harmonica player takes the solo as Ahmad Alaadeen participates in mixing genres of music
An unidentified guitarist, mostly out of frame, Chris Clarke (piano, mostly obscured), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), Tyrone Clark (bass, mostly obscured), an unidentified fiddler, mostly out of frame, listen to an unidentified harmonica player take the solo during the "Cultural Exchanges: Jazz and Missouri Fiddling" at an unidentified venue., August 11, 2001, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Harold O'Neal performs at Mutual Musicians Foundation
Harold O'Neal looks down at the keys of a white baby grand piano while performing during the Tradin' 4s Series: On the Cusp at Mutual Musicians Foundation in the 18th and Vine district, Kansas City, Missouri. He sits in front of a wall of 8 x 10 black and white headshot photographs. A double bass is visible in the foreground., May 12, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Harry Belafonte, Ahmad Alaadeen, George Benson, and George Duke backstage at the Gem Theater
Harry Belafonte, Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi hat, George Benson, and George Duke, wearing tuxedos, stand arm in arm and smile at the photographer backstage at the Gem Theater during 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.
Harry Belafonte, Ahmad Alaadeen, George Benson, and George Duke backstage at the Gem Theater
Harry Belafonte, Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi hat, George Benson, and George Duke, wearing tuxedos, stand arm in arm and smile at the photographer backstage at the Gem Theater during 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.
Harry Belafonte, Ahmad Alaadeen, George Benson, and George Duke backstage at the Gem Theater
Harry Belafonte, Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi hat, George Benson, and George Duke, wearing tuxedos, stand arm in arm and smile at the photographer backstage at the Gem Theater during 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.
Helen Sung and Ahmad Alaadeen during the T.S. Monk concert series
Helen Sung and Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi cap, stand backstage for a photograph at the Gem Theater during the "T.S. Monk: Jammin' at the Gem" concert series in Kansas City, Missouri., January 17, 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Helen Sung, a fan, and Ahmad Alaadeen during the T.S. Monk concert series
Helen Sung, an unidentified man wearing overalls, and Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi cap, stand backstage at the Gem Theater during the "T.S. Monk: Jammin' at the Gem" concert series in Kansas City, Missouri., January 17, 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
J.B. Kirkpatrick and Ahmad Alaadeen smile for the photographer
[From attached caption:] "Lower Beaton Street Dixieland Band Director J.B. Kirkpatrick participates in band clinic with Alaadeen and the Corsicana High School Jazz Band." [Corsicana, Texas] Alaadeen wears a kufi cap., 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
Jay McShann Quartet at the Sunset Zoo
The Jay McShann Quartet: McShann (piano), Terry Hughes (drums), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), wearing a white ball cap, and Nobel "Duke" Samuels (bass) play during the Cool Cats Jazz Festival at the Sunset Zoo in Manhattan, Kansas., September 5, 1994, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jay McShann and Ahmad Alaadeen during the 21-sax salute at Charlie Parker's gravesite
Jay McShann, wearing a white ball cap, and Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a white cap, during the "21-Sax Salute" at Charlie Parker's gravesite in Lincoln Cemetery in Kansas City, Missouri., August 29, 1996, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jay McShann and Ahmad Alaadeen perform for a group of children
From the left side Ahmad Alaadeen, playing a sax, visible standing behind the lifted lid of the baby grand piano that Jay McShann is playing, his back to the photographer. Donivan Bailey (drums), sits between Ahmad and Jay McShann. An unidentified bass player sits tot he left of Jay as they perform for a group of children siting all around then 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.
Jay McShann and Ahmad Alaadeen perform for film
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi cap, stands to play a tenor saxophone and Jay McShann sits and plays a baby grand piano with it's lid open while an unidentified cameraman films them at an unidentified venue possibly in the 18th and Vine District in Kansas City, Missouri. Ahmad is partly obscured by a tripod and Jay's face is obscured by a microphone. There is a group of children sitting behind Jay., August 21, 1996, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Jay McShann and Ahmad Alaadeen performing at the Jazz Evenings concert
Jay McShann (piano), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), an unidentified sax player, bass player, and trombone player with Butch Miles (drums) during Jazz Evenings concert at the Orange Tree Golf and Conference Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona. The seated audience is visible in the foreground of the photograph., January 9, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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