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Tyrone Clark and Ahmad Alaadeen performing among the crowd during the Best of Kansas City Jazz Competition
Tyrone Clark (bass) and Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), wearing a white flat cap, performing among the audience during the BET/Cognac Hennessy's Best of Kansas City Competition at the City Light Jazz Club in Kansas City, Missouri., August 1, 1991, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Tyrone Clark and Ahmad Alaadeen wait in the green room to perform
Tyrone Clark, wearing a beret, and Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a red suit jacket and holding a tenor saxophone, stand facing each other backstage at an unidentified venue., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Tyrone Clark and Sonny Kenner perform
Tyrone Clark (bass) and Sonny Kenner (guitar), wearing a pith helmet, during a performance at an unidentified concert., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Tyrone Clark takes the solo while participating in the mixing of musical genres with Ahmad Alaadeen
Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), an unidentified harmonica player, fiddler, and banjo player listen to Tyrone Clark take the bass 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.
Tyrone Clark, Ahmad Alaadeen, "Gotze", Will Matthews, and others in Skopje, Macedonia
An unidentified man, Tyrone Clark, and unidentified woman, Ahmad Alaadeen, another unidentified man, "Gotze" (cashier/assistant to the American Center Director/U.S. Consul in Macedonia), Will Matthews, another unidentified woman, and another unidentified man stand and smile for a group photograph in the banquet room in the Grand Hotel Skopje in Skopje, Macedonia., July 13, 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Tyrone Clark, Ahmad Alaadeen, Danny Campbell, Everette Freeman, and Matt Kane stand in front of a sign promoting the arts
Tyrone Clark, Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi hat, Danny Campbell, Everette Freeman, Matt Kane stand in front of a large sign promoting the arts at Carr Square Village in St. Louis, Missouri., May 25, 1997, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Tyrone Clark, Ahmad Alaadeen, Gotze, and Will Matthews display a poster in Skopje
Tyrone Clark, Ahmad Alaadeen, "Gotze" (cashier/assistant to the American Center Director/U.S. Consul in Macedonia), and Will Matthews help to display a poster of saxophonist in the banquet room in the Grand Hotel Skopje in Skopje, Macedonia., July 13, 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Tyrone Clark, Ahmad Alaadeen, and Will Matthews perform in Skopje
Ahmad Alaadeen stands and listens to Tyrone Clark (bass) and Will Matthews (guitar) performing in the banquet room in the Grand Hotel Skopje in Skopje, Macedonia. Photograph is underexposed., July 13, 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies
Tyrone Clark, Donivan Bailey, Ahmad Alaadeen, and Butch Berman hang out onstage
Ahmad Alaadeen talking with guitarist, Butch Berman, in front of conga drums as Tyrone Clark (bass, talking with an unidentified man, possibly Todd Strait) and Donivan Bailey (drums) are in background onstage at the Topeka Performing Arts Center during the Topeka Jazz Festival. A Commerce Band & Trust banner hangs at the base of the stage., May 28, 2005, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Victoria "Fanny" Dunfee, Kyoko Peters, Ahmad Alaadeen, Linda McShann, and Yoko Takemura in Kansas City, Missouri
Victoria "Fanny" Dunfee, Kyoko Peters, Ahmad Alaadeen, Linda McShann, and Yoko Takemura during Yoko Takemura's pottery show at the Goin' Round Gallery in Kansas City, Missouri., April 8, 2005, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Will Matthews, Ahmad Alaadeen, and Gary Sykes rehearse in Malden, Missouri
Will Matthews (guitar), with his back to the photographer, Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), wearing a beanie, facing to the right, and Gary Sykes (drums), also with his back to the photographer are rehearsing for an evening concert at Malden Community Center in Malden, Missouri., January 17, 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Will Matthews, Ahmad Alaadeen, and Tyrone Clark perform in Skopje
Will Mathews, Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), and Tyrone Clark (bass) performing in the banquet room in the Grand Hotel Skopje in Skopje, Macedonia. The crowd stands behind this profile photograph of the combo., July 13, 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies; copy 2: 5x3.5
Will Matthews, Everette Freeman, and Ahmad Alaadeen performing among the crowd during the Best of Kansas City Jazz Competition
Will Matthews (guitar), Everette Freeman (piano), Tyrone Clark (bass, mostly obscured), and Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), wearing a white flat cap, performing among the audience during the BET/Cognac Hennessy's Best of Kansas City Competition at the City Light Jazz Club in Kansas City, Missouri., August 1, 1991, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Will Matthews, Tyrone Clark, Everette Freeman, and Ahmad Alaadeen performing among the crowd
Everette Freeman (piano) and Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), wearing a white flat cap, performing among the audience during the BET/Cognac Hennessy's Best of Kansas City Competition at the City Light Jazz Club in Kansas City, Missouri. Will Matthews (guitar) and Tyrone Clark (bass) are nearly out of the frame on the left side of the photograph., August 1, 1991, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Willie Aikins talks with Danny Campbell and Ahmad Alaadeen offstage
An unidentified woman and St. Louis jazz saxophonist Willie Akins talking with Danny Campbell and Ahmad Alaadeen offstage during the St. Louis Art Fair., September 9, 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
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.

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