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Yoko Takemura and Ahmad Alaadeen stand arm-in-arm after an outdoor concert on the Country Club Plaza
Yoko Takemura and Ahmad Alaadeen stand arm-in-arm smiling at the photographer as Chris Clarke and Tyrone Clark pack up instruments in the background after 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.
gathering of musicians outside Mutual Musicians Foundation building
Ahmad Alaadeen (fedora and sunglasses), Sonny Kenner (plaid shirt), Everette DeVan (black suit and grey shirt), Orestie "Rusty" Tucker (pin-striped suit and tie), and others gathering outside Mutual Musicians Foundation for a photo-op of Kansas City blues and jazz musicians., September 18, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
gathering of musicians outside Mutual Musicians Foundation building
(Top row) Luqman Hamza, unidentified, Orestie "Rusty" Tucker, unidentified, unidentified, (second row from top) unidentified, Sonny Kenner, Everette DeVan, unidentified, unidentified, unidentified, (third row from top) Eddie Saunders, Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a fedora, unidentified, unidentified, unidentified, (fourth row from top) Millage Gilbert, unidentified, unidentified, King Alex (Alex Littlejohn), Lawrence Wright, unidentified, unidentified, (front row, seated) Myra Taylor, unidentified, Arthur Jackson, Jay McShann, four unidentified, all gathering outside Mutual Musicians Foundation for a photo-op of Kansas City blues and jazz musicians., September 18, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
group of musicians waiting offstage at the outdoor concert venue of the 1993 Kansas City Blues & Jazz Festival
Unidentified group of people relaxing in the shade, including Speedy Huggins (seated, white shirt, black tie) and Ahmad Alaadeen (wearing a white flat cap, holding saxophone); and possibly Tyrone Clark standing to Ahmad's left are offstage at an unidentified outdoor event, possibly the 1993 Kansas City Blues and Jazz Festival. A portable toilet, drum set, and a generator are visible in the background., No date; likely July 24-25, 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
photographs of negatives of Ahmad Alaadeen
Close-up of Ahmad Alaadeen's face as he blows into a soprano saxophone., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
photographs of photographers during the 21-sax salute at Charlie Parker's gravesite
Blanche and Claude "Fiddler" Williams (and others) during the "21-Sax Salute" at Charlie Parker's gravesite in Lincoln Cemetery in Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
unidentified woman makes remarks before a performance by Ahmad Alaadeen and Group 21
An unidentified woman making remarks as she stands among audience chairs before a performance by Alaadeen and Group 21: Tyrone Clark (bass), Mike Warren (drums), Chris Clarke (piano), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone) all holding their instruments and ready to play. This was a combined event for the Tradin' 4s (Series Four): Celebration of Alaadeen's 2000 Governor's Humanities Award at the Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri. A couple of audience members are visible in the foreground., November 7, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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