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Ahmad Alaadeen smiles
Ahmad Alaadeen appears to be giggling as he looks at the photographer and holds his saxophone to the left side of his face. He is wearing a fedora., 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen smiles at the photographer
Ahmad Alaadeen smiles directly at the photographer as he sits on a stool and holds a saxophone by the bow across his lap. A drum set is visible behind him., 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen smirks at the camera
Ahmad Alaadeen, facing slightly right and wearing a fedora, smirks as he looks right at the photographer. He holds a saxophone to his left side., 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen solos at UMKC for the Kansas City Jazz Band Festival
Ahmad Alaadeen (tenor saxophone) standing at the front of the stage soloing with an three other unidentified soloists waiting their turn while an unidentified jazz band is behind them during the Kansas City Jazz Band Festival at University of Missouri-Kansas City, in Kansas City, Missouri. The jazz band conductor is on the far right with his right foot on the riser., No date; likely between 2001-2010, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen solos with two sax players from the Paseo Academy Jazz Ensemble
Ahmad Alaadeen soloing with students Charles Pritchett (alto sax, left) and Shawn Lyon (tenor saxophone) during the concert with the Paseo Academy Jazz Ensemble., February 4, 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen solos with two sax players from the Paseo Academy Jazz Ensemble
Ahmad Alaadeen soloing with students Charles Pritchett (alto sax, left) and Shawn Lyon (tenor saxophone) during the concert with the Paseo Academy Jazz Ensemble., February 4, 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen stands by a piano and plays the saxophone
Ahmad Alaadeen, from his left side, blows into a saxophone as he stands next to a white piano in the foreground. His eyeglasses lie on the piano., 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen takes a break by getting some appetizers
An unidentified woman and Ahmad Alaadeen getting hors d'oeuvres. 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., November 7, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen takes the solo at the SMSU benefit jazz concert
Ahmad Alaadeen soloing, backed by band co-directed by Jerry Hoover (from SMSU, back to camera) and Charlie Menghini (Olathe North, right); performing at the Jazz Benefit Concert featuring the Olathe North High, Oregon Trail Junior High, and Southwest Missouri State University jazz bands at Olathe North High School Auditorium in Olathe, Kansas., May 8, 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 3 copies; copy 3: 6x4
Ahmad Alaadeen teachers jazz students at a UMKC Jazz Workshop
Ahmad Alaadeen, his back to the camera, lifts his arms as he is working with a group of jazz instrumental students listening intently during a jazz workshop at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. An unidentified man stands to Ahmad's left., 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen up close
Ahmad Alaadeen, very close up, smiles directly at the photographer as he holds his saxophone right next to the left side of his face. He is wearing a fedora., 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies; copy 2: 4x5
Ahmad Alaadeen wearing an embroidered kufi cap
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing an embroidered kufi cap, stands in front of a stucco wall and gives a small smile to the photographer. He holds the neck of a saxophone in his left hand., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen with Doug Alpert
Ahmad Alaadeen and Doug Alpert (executive director of the Kansas City Jazz Commission) stand among a crowd at an unidentified venue and an unidentified event., No date; likely 2000s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen with a combo perform for students at Trenton High School
An unidentified drummer and bass player perform with Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone) at Trenton High School students in a classroom in Trenton, Missouri., December 4, 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen with a combo perform for students at Trenton High School
An unidentified drummer and bassist face Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone) while performing for students in a classroom at Trenton High School in Trenton, Missouri., December 4, 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen with a hand on his hip
Ahmad Alaadeen smiles at the photographer as he pulls back the left side of his suit jacket and rests his left hand on his hip. His right hand rests on a metal staircase bannister. A saxophone hangs free across Ahmad's body from the neck strap he wears., 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., sepia toned photograph
Ahmad Alaadeen with fans during the Kansas City Jazz Heritage Award reception
Ahmad Alaadeen, holding his award plaque, stands between two unidentified women at the Kansas City Jazz Heritage Awards reception at Saks Fifth Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri., August 23, 1991, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen with fans during the Kansas City Jazz Heritage Award reception
Ahmad Alaadeen stands between two unidentified women at the Kansas City Jazz Heritage Awards reception at Saks Fifth Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri., August 23, 1991, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen with his saxophone
Ahmad Alaadeen looks at the photographer as he wears a fedora and holds his saxophone to the left of his face. He is leaning to his left., 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen with smoke rising behind him
Ahmad Alaadeen, from his left, blowing into a saxophone. Smoke is rising behind him. Ahmad Alaadeen is printed across the bottom., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen with the Basse's
Ahmad Alaadeen stands with David and Cathy Basse and their daughter in a room with bookshelves., March 5, 2001, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen with the Pete Diggs band
Pete Diggs Band (Orestie "Rusty" Tucker, trumpet, Bill Jones, drums, Willie Rice, trumpet, Gene Carter, saxophone, Diggs, vibraphone, Ahmad Alaadeen (Richard White), saxophone, and Sam Johnson, Sr., bass) stand on stage and look at the photographer at the Orchid Room, 12th Street and Vine near The Paseo; Kansas City, MO., 1953, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies
Ahmad Alaadeen works with jazz students at a UMKC Jazz Workshop
A group of jazz instrument students smile as Ahmad Alaadeen working with them during a jazz workshop at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Ahmad's back is to the photographer. An unidentified man stands to Ahmad's left., 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen, John Frohnmayer, Kathleen Turner and others on a contact sheet during the Missouri Performing arts--Awards
Contact sheet of 22 images that include Ahmad Alaadeen, Kathleen Turner, John Frohnmayer and others at the Missouri Performing arts--Awards at the State Capitol Rotunda in Jefferson City, Missouri., February 12, 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen, Luqman Hamza, and Sonny Kenner receive the Kansas City Jazz Heritage Award
Luqman Hamza, Ahmad Alaadeen and Sonny Kenner holding their Kansas City Jazz Heritage award plaques from the Mayor Emanuel Cleaver II at the Jazz Heritage Awards reception at Saks Fifth Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri., August 23, 1991, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen, Sean Conly, possibly Danny Campbell, Tim Davis and Everette Freeman perform
Everette Freeman (sitting at piano, back to photographer), Ahmad Alaadeen (tenor saxophone), Sean Conly (bass), possibly Danny Campbell (trumpet), and Tim Davis (drums, mostly obscured) performing at an unidentified event., No date; possibly 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen, Senator Phil Curls and Representative Mary Groves Bland
Ahmad Alaadeen receiving a framed proclamation award from Missouri State Senator Phil Curls and Missouri Representative Mary Groves Bland at the State Capitol Rotunda in Jefferson City, Missouri., February 12, 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad and Fanny enjoy the sunshine
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a straw fedora hat and a sailboat print shirt, and Victoria "Fanny" Dunfee, wearing a straw sunhat and sunglasses, stand outside as Ahmad blows into a soprano saxophone and Fanny grins with her left hand on his left forearm., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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