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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.
Ahmad Alaadeen and a student smile at the photographer
Ahmad Alaadeen and an unidentified jazz ensemble student holding a trombone at Paseo Academy in Kansas City, Missouri., December 11, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and a trumpet player demonstrate playing techniques for band students
Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone) and an unidentified man playing trumpet are working with a group of seated clarinet students during a teaching residency at Spring Garden Middle School in St. Joseph, Missouri., October 4, 1991, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and his combo on the ground of the capitol building in Jefferson City, Missouri
Tim Davis, walks toward Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a St. Louis Cardinals ball cap and holding a saxophone, and Everette Freeman who is holding charts and has his back to the camera, as they are offstage 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 his wife, Victoria Fanny Dunfee
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a fedora and holding his left hand to his chin, is sitting to the left of his wife, Victoria "Fanny" Dunfee who has her left arm around his shoulder. Both are smiling at the photographer., 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and his wife, Victoria Fanny Dunfee
Ahmad Alaadeen stands to the left of his wife, Victoria "Fanny" Dunfee. They both smile at the photographer., 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and the band directors of Kansas City Middle School of the Arts and Paseo Academy
The band director of Kansas City Middle School of the Arts, Ahmad Alaadeen, and an unidentified saxophone players stand together holding their instruments and smile at the photographer before the Kansas City Middle School of the Arts jazz band concert in the cafeteria of the adjacent high school (Paseo Academy). A couple of students can be seen in the background., April 20, 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and the band performing at the Spirit Fest
Gerald Spaits (bass), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), wearing a white fedora, Tommy Ruskin (drums), and Will Matthews (guitar); standing on stage performing during the Spirit Festival at the Liberty Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri. A large Miller Lite banner hangs behind the band., July 5, 2003, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and the band performing at the Spirit Fest
Gerald Spaits (bass), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), wearing a white fedora, and Will Matthews (guitar) on stage performing at the Spirit Festival; Kansas City, Missouri. A large Miller Lite banner hangs behind them. Radio station banners hang on fence in front of the stage., July 5, 2003, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen and the student jazz band perform at the Gem Theater
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a tam-style hat, stands and plays a tenor saxophone while the students in the jazz band play behind him during a 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 appreciating Jay McShann's piano talents
Jay McShann from his left side, watching his hands as he plays piano. A microphone is visible at the top of the photograph. A cloth lies across the music rack. Ahmad Alaadeen is blurred by visible standing behind the piano with a cup in his right hand and a saxophone neck strap around his neck., 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen at 18th and Vine
Ahmad Alaadeen playing saxophone on the streets of the 18th and Vine District, possibly during an event in conjunction with Robert Altman's film "Kansas City.", 1996, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen at Banquets Beyond the Bay with fans
Ahmad Alaadeen (second from left), wearing a kufi hat, with four unidentified people during the night of a concert at Banquets Beyond the Bay; Sikeston, Missouri., February 8, 1996, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen at Charlie Parker's gravesite
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a beret, looking at Charlie Parker's gravestone 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.
Ahmad Alaadeen at the Al-Inshirah Islamic Center
Ahmad Alaadeen holds a soprano saxophone as he stands with other Muslims on the commemoration of the first anniversary of the 9/11 attacks outside the Al-Inshirah Islamic Center in Kansas City, Missouri. A TV cameraman with his back to the photographer is filming he event and a flag of the United States of America hangs from the roof among the crowd., September 11, 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen at the Gem Theater
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi hat, speaking from a podium during the Living Blues Party at the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri., January 22, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen at the Orchid Room
Ahmad Alaadeen (Richard White) performing at the Orchid Room, 12th Street and Vine near The Paseo; Kansas City, MO. Ahmad closes his eyes as he blows into a bass saxophone into a microphone., 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 3 copies
Ahmad Alaadeen at the beach
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a ball cap, with arms stretched out, standing on the beach, in Palm Beach, Florida., April 28, 1997, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen at the chalkboard
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a stocking cap and leather jacket, walking to the front of a chalkboard with staffs in a classroom at Olathe North high school during a teaching residency at Olathe North High and Oregon Trail Junior High schools in Olathe, Kansas., February 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies
Ahmad Alaadeen at the dedication of the Charlie Parker Memorial ("Bird Lives")
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a fedora, playing a soprano saxophone at the Charlie Parker Memorial dedication ("Bird Lives"), 17th Terrace and The Paseo during the Charlie Parker Symposium at the American Jazz Museum in Kansas City, Missouri., March 27, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen at the dedication of the Charlie Parker Memorial ("Bird Lives")
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a fedora, playing a soprano saxophone at the Charlie Parker Memorial dedication ("Bird Lives"), 17th Terrace and The Paseo during the Charlie Parker Symposium at the American Jazz Museum in Kansas City, Missouri., March 27, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen at the dedication of the Charlie Parker Memorial ("Bird Lives")
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a fedora, at the Charlie Parker Memorial dedication ("Bird Lives"), 17th Terrace and The Paseo during the Charlie Parker Symposium at the American Jazz Museum in Kansas City, Missouri., March 27, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen barbecuing chicken
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing an apron, turns his head to the right to smile at the photographer as he is grilling BBQ chicken outdoors at, likely, his Overland Park, Kansas home., September 2007, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen being interviewed
An unidentified man, Ahmad Alaadeen and an unidentified woman (mostly obscured) being interviewed by an unidentified woman while a boy looks on at an unidentified venue and event. A man is visible behind the interview group looking at photographs of Ahmad Alaadeen., No date; likely 2000s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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