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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.
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 crowd is visible behind the interview group., No date; likely 2000s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen being interviewed in front of a film camera
Ahmad Alaadeen's face can be seen between a news reporter he is talking with and her cameraman whose backs are to the photographer at the Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri possibly during the Tradin' 4s Series in the 18th and Vine district 026One MO Time., No date; likely May 5, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen blows into a saxophone
Ahmad Alaadeen, from his front left, wearing a fedora, blows into a saxophone. His eyes are a bit squinted., 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen blows into a saxophone
Ahmad Alaadeen, from his right, looks down as he blows into a saxophone. A drum set is blurred behind him., 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen blows into a saxophone
Ahmad Alaadeen, from his right side, closes his eyes and blows into a saxophone. A drum set is visible behind Ahmad. Possibly in Mutual Musicians Foundation building., 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen blows into a saxophone while wearing a Fedora
Ahmad Alaadeen, from his front left, wearing a fedora, blows into a tenor saxophone with a twinkle in his eyes., 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies; copy 2: 4x5
Ahmad Alaadeen by a wall
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a fedora, leaning on a wall with his left hand above his head and a saxophone across his body. He gives a small smile to the photographer., 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies: one sepia, one black and white
Ahmad Alaadeen caught a fish
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a hoody and holding fishing pole, holding up likely a trout he caught at "Lake Alaadeen" on Tom Alexios' property outside Lawrence, Kansas., No date; likely 2000s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen checking out the piano at the Governor's Mansion
Ahmad Alaadeen, dressed casually, playing a piano prior to his performance at the Governor's Mansion in Jefferson City, Missouri., June 19, 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen closes his eyes and blows into a saxophone
Ahmad Alaadeen, from his front right side, closes his eyes and blows into a saxophone., 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen closes his eyes and blows into a saxophone
Ahmad Alaadeen (tenor saxophone), wearing a tuxedo, closes his eyes while performing at an unidentified venue., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen closes his eyes and blows into a saxophone
Ahmad Alaadeen, from the front, closes his eyes and blows into a saxophone; possibly in Mutual Musicians Foundation building., 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen closes his eyes and blows into a saxophone
Ahmad Alaadeen, from his left side, closes his eyes and blows into a saxophone. This photograph is from the chest up., 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen closes his eyes and blows into a saxophone
Ahmad Alaadeen (tenor saxophone), wearing a tuxedo, performing at an unidentified venue. A piano and stand up bass are visible behind him., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen closes his eyes and blows into a soprano saxophone
Ahmad Alaadeen (soprano saxophone), wearing a tuxedo, closes his eyes while performing at an unidentified venue. A tenor saxophone, baby grand piano, stand-up bass, and a drum set as well as microphones are visible around him., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen directs a trombone solo at Clark County High School
Ahmad Alaadeen lifts his right hand to direct a standing trombone soloist while working with a group of students during a jazz clinic at Clark County R-1 High School in Kahoka, Missouri., February 11, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen discusses recording with Misha Tsiganov and Craig Rivers
Misha Tsiganov and Craig Rivers listen to Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi cap and talking, during a recording session for Hedman's band Tropique, "Taken by Surprise" at the Eastside Sound Studio in New York City., No date; likely 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen dressed to perform
Ahmad Alaadeen sitting at a table wearing a tuxedo with his elbow on an adjacent chair to bring his hand to his mouth at an unidentified venue., March 9, 1997, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies
Ahmad Alaadeen drinks some water to follow up a performance at the Governor's Mansion
Ahmad Alaadeen drinks a glass of water while holding his tenor saxophone after his performance for Governor Bob Holden, First Lady Lori Hauser Holden and the audience at the Governor's Mansion in Jefferson City, Missouri., June 19, 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen duets during a UMKC Jazz Band concert
Ahmad Alaadeen (soprano saxophone) and an unidentified man (alto saxophone) face each other to share a duet while being backed by the UMKC jazz that is band performing at an unidentified venue., No date; likely 1995-2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen during the 21-sax salute at Charlie Parker's gravesite
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a fedora, playing a saxophone during the "21-Sax Salute" at Charlie Parker's gravesite in Lincoln Cemetery in Kansas City, Missouri., August 24, 2008, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen during the 21-sax salute at Charlie Parker's gravesite
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a fedora, during the "21-Sax Salute" at Charlie Parker's gravesite in Lincoln Cemetery in Kansas City, Missouri., August 24, 2008, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen enjoys older technology with friends
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a red ball cap, puts his finger in the air in a mock dance while he, Akers Aitch and an unidentified man stand next to a Victrola at Sissy's Tea Room; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma., September 1995, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen enjoys speaking with students
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi cap, smiles as he's talking with two unidentified students possibly at a jazz clinic in Sikeston, Missouri., February 7, 1997, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen explains a finer point to the music students at Clark County High School
Ahmad Alaadeen leans forward and lifts his right hand to explain a point while working with a group of students during a jazz clinic at Clark County R-1 High School in Kahoka, Missouri. Possibly Everette Freeman's face can be seen above the piano., February 11, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies
Ahmad Alaadeen from his left side
Ahmad Alaadeen, directly from his left side, wearing a fedora, blows into a saxophone as he looks straight ahead., 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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