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Sean Conly, Ahmad Alaadeen, Tim Davis, possibly Danny Campbell, and Everette Freeman performing
Sean Conly (bass), Ahmad Alaadeen (soprano saxophone), Tim Davis (drums), possibly Danny Campbell (trumpet), and Everette Freeman (piano) performing indoors at an unidentified event., No date; possibly 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Sean Conly, Tim Davis, and Ahmad Alaadeen perform in casual clothes
Sean Conly (bass), Tim Davis (drums), and Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone) all in casual clothes warming up for a performance at likely the Folly Theater in Kansas City, Missouri., No date: possibly 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Seth Lee and Ahmad Alaadeen hang out offstage
Seth Lee stand with his back to the photographer while an unidentified man and Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a ball cap, hang out offstage by the rear entrance of the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri., 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Seth Lee playing bass
Seth Lee stands with his back to the photographer as he plays a stand up bass and looks to his right towards an unidentified keyboard player while performing on an outdoor pavilion behind the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri., 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Seth Lee tries to figure out what's going on with Ahmad Alaadeen
An unidentified man stands to the right of Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a ball cap, and Seth Lee while hanging out offstage by the rear entrance of the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri., 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Shahid (Ahmad Alaadeen, Tayammum Falah, Luqman Hamza, and Sonny Kenner)
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi hat, Tayammum Falah, Luqman Hamza, wearing a kufi cap, and Sonny Kenner stand outside and smile at the photographer. Ahmad holds a soprano saxophone and Sonny Kenny, laughing, holds an electric guitar., No date; likely early 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., The original members of The Shahid, a Nation of Islam music group first formed in the 1960s
Shahid (Luqman Hamza, Ahmad Alaadeen, an unidentified bassist, and Tayammum Falah)
Luqman Hamza (piano), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), unidentified bass player, Tayammum Falah (drums); all close their eyes as they perform on stage., No date; likely early 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Hamza, Alaadeen and Falah were original members of The Shahid, a Nation of Islam music group first formed in the 1960s
Shahid (Luqman Hamza, Ahmad Alaadeen, an unidentified bassist, and Tayammum Falah) back stage
Luqman Hamza, wearing a kufi cap, Ahmad Alaadeen, an unidentified bassist, and Tayammum Falah stand backstage holding their instruments. Luqman wears a kufi prayer cap and smiles directly at the photographer. Ahmad looks toward the floor in front of him and holds a tenor saxophone. The bassist holds an electric upright bass and Tayammum holds his drumsticks as both look directly at the photographer., No date; likely early 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Hamza, Alaadeen and Falah were original members of The Shahid, a Nation of Islam music group first formed in the 1960s
Shahid (Sonny Kenner, Ahmad Alaadeen, Tayammum Falah, and Fiddler Williams)
The original members of The Shahid, a Nation of Islam music group first formed in the 1960s (Sonny Kenner, Ahmad Alaadeen, Tayammum Falah, and Claude "Fiddler" Williams) stand, wearing tuxedos, all looking at the photographer, with an unidentified woman in the middle., No date; likely early 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., The original members of The Shahid, a Nation of Islam music group first formed in the 1960s (Sonny Kenner, Ahmad Alaadeen, Tayammum Falah, and Claude "Fiddler" Williams) stand, wearing tuxedos, all looking at the photographer, with an unidentified woman in the middle.
Shahid dressed in tuxedos
Tayammum Falah, with his arms around the shoulders of Luqman Hamza and Ahmad Alaadeen, both wearing kufi hats, looks at the photographer. All three are wearing tuxedos. Luqman and Ahmad are wearing Habib style kufi hats. Luqman smiles at the photographer. Ahmad looks at the floor in front of him., No date; likely early 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., The original members of The Shahid, a Nation of Islam music group first formed in the 1960s
Shahid dressed in tuxedos
Tayammum Falah, with his arms around the shoulders of Luqman Hamza and Ahmad Alaadeen, both wearing kufi hats, stand in front of a chalkboard wearing tuxedos. Luqman and Ahmad are wearing Habib style kufi hats. Luqman smiles at the photographer. Ahmad looks at the floor in front of him., No date; likely early 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., The original members of The Shahid, a Nation of Islam music group first formed in the 1960s
Shahid in a banquet room
Sonny Kenner, Tayammum Falah, Luqman Hamza, and Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi cap, stand in a banquet room and smile at the photographer. Luqman wears a slouch cap and Ahmad wears a kufi cap., No date; likely early 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., The original members of The Shahid, a Nation of Islam music group first formed in the 1960s
Shahid performing in a banquet room
The Shahid (Luqman Hamza (piano), wearing a kufi hat, Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), also wearing a kufi hat, an unidentified bass player, Sonny Kenner (guitar), and Tayammum Falah (drums)) on a stage performing in a banquet room. Kufi hats are visible in the foreground of the photograph., No date; likely early 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., The original members of The Shahid, a Nation of Islam music group first formed in the 1960s
Sonny Kenner and Ahmad Alaadeen perform at Mutual Musicians Foundation's 90th birthday celebration
Sonny Kenner (guitar) and Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone) performing at the Mutual Musicians Foundation's 90th Birthday Jam in Kansas City, Missouri. The audience is visible in the foreground of the photograph., August 27, 1994, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Sonny Kenner and Don Mumford perform at Mutual Musicians Foundation
Possibly Don Mumford (drums) closes his eyes and purses his lips and Sonny Kenner (guitar) from his left while performing 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.
Sonny Kenner and Mike Warren perform at Mutual Musicians Foundation
Mike Warren (drums) looks to his right and Sonny Kenner (guitar) looks to his left while performing 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.
Sonny Kenner and Mike Warren perform at Mutual Musicians Foundation
Sonny Kenner (guitar), from his left, closes his eyes and Mike Warren (drums) turns his head to his right as they perform 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.
Sonny Kenner and Mike Warren perform at Mutual Musicians Foundation
Mike Warren (drums) lowers his head over his drums and Sonny Kenner (guitar) grimaces as they are performing 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.
Sonny Kenner performs on the Country Club Plaza
Sonny Kenner (guitar), wearing a pith helmet, closes his eyes as he plays with an unidentified drummer during a performance at an outdoor concert on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri. A towel hangs from Sonny's wire music stand. Many wires and amplification equipment is visible in the photograph., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Sonny Kenner sings into a microphone as he performs with a jazz combo on the Country Club Plaza
Sonny Kenner (guitar, vocals), wearing a pith helmet and bending his knees as he sings into a microphone, performs with an unidentified drummer, Ahmad Alaadeen (tenor saxophone), wearing a fedora, and Tyrone Clark (bass, mostly obscured), during an outdoor concert on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Sonny Kenner sings into a microphone as he performs with a jazz combo on the Country Club Plaza
Sonny Kenner (guitar, vocals), wearing a pith helmet and bending his knees as he sings into a microphone, performs with an unidentified drummer, Tyrone Clark (bass), Ahmad Alaadeen (tenor saxophone), wearing a fedora, and an unidentified keyboard player who is mostly obscured from the photograph, during an outdoor concert on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Sonny Kenner sings into a microphone as he performs with a jazz combo on the Country Club Plaza
Sonny Kenner (guitar, vocals), wearing a pith helmet, bending his knees, and raising his right arm as he sings into a microphone, performs with an unidentified drummer and Ahmad Alaadeen (tenor saxophone) wearing a fedora, during an outdoor concert on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Sonny Kenner smiles
Sonny Kenner, from his left, grins while performing 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.
Sonny Kenner, Ahmad Alaadeen, Billy Taylor and Dooley Weilert during the Charlie Parker Symposium
Sonny Kenner looking to his left, stands to the right of Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi hat, Billy Taylor, Dooley Weilert (mostly out of frame), during the Charlie Parker Symposium at the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri., March 26, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Sonny Kenner, Ahmad Alaadeen, Billy Taylor, Dooley Weilert, and Leonard Brown at the Charlie Parker Symposium
Sonny Kenner, Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi hat, Billy Taylor, Dooley Weilert, and Leonard Brown, with his arm around Dooley stand together during the Charlie Parker Symposium at the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri. All are laughing., March 26, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Sonny Kenner, Ahmad Alaadeen, Billy Taylor, Dooley Weilert, and Leonard Brown at the Charlie Parker Symposium
Sonny Kenner, Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing kufi hat, Billy Taylor, Dooley Weilert, and Leonard Brown, with his arm around Dooley stand together during the Charlie Parker Symposium at the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri., March 26, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Sonny Kenner, Ahmad Alaadeen, David Daahoud Williams, and Luqman Hamza perform on stage
Sonny Kenner (guitar), an unidentified drummer, Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), David Daahoud Williams (bass), and Luqman Hamza (piano) performing at an unidentified venue., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies
Sonny Kenner, Ahmad Alaadeen, Dooley Weilert and Leonard Brown during the Charlie Parker Symposium
Sonny Kenner grins as he holds a folder in his left hand. He stands to the right of Ahmad Alaadeen who is smiling and wearing a kufi hat. Dooley Weiler, to Ahmad's right, is facing and pointing toward Leonard Brown who is grinning at Dooley. During the Charlie Parker Symposium at the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri., March 26, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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