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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.
Ahmad Alaadeen from his left side
Ahmad Alaadeen, from his left side, looks down wearing a fedora, as he blows into a saxophone., 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
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.
Ahmad Alaadeen from his left side
Ahmad Alaadeen, from his left side, looks down wearing a fedora, as he blows into a saxophone., 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
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.
Ahmad Alaadeen from his left side
Ahmad Alaadeen, from his left side, looks down wearing a fedora, as he blows into a saxophone., 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen gets a thank you from the band
Ahmad Alaadeen (third from left) with five musicians whose signatures are on the polaroid (Matt Whitlock, Todd Laplante, Jefferson Crutchfield, Stephen Austin (drums), and an illegible signature) who had an opportunity to play with him at an unidentified venue and event., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., polaroid image; inscribed to Alaadeen by the five musicians
Ahmad Alaadeen gets attention
Unidentified man points at Ahmad Alaadeen at as they stand and smile at the photographer to get their photo taken at an unidentified venue and event., No date; likely 2000s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen gets caught up on saxophone talk
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a stocking cap, bending over holding a tenor saxophone while listening to two unidentified men in an unidentified venue., No date; likely between 2001-2010, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen gets ready to rehearse at the Governor's Mansion
Ahmad Alaadeen, casually dressed, looking over his saxophone as he gets ready to rehearse for a performance in the Governor's Mansion in Jefferson City, Missouri. He is reflected in a floor-to-ceiling mirror on the wall., June 19, 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen getting a standing ovation
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi cap and holding a tenor saxophone, receiving applause and a standing ovation from the congregation at an unidentified church and event., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen gives a lesson in rhythm to the Paseo Academy Jazz Ensemble
Ahmad Alaadeen giving advice to student Marcus Harper (drums), wearing a ball cap, while rehearsing with the Paseo Academy Jazz Ensemble., January 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen giving a hug while resting offstage
Ahmad Alaadeen, seated and wearing a ball cap, hugs an unidentified person bending down to Ahmad 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.
Ahmad Alaadeen greeting a fan after the concert with the Paseo Academy Jazz Ensemble
Ahmad Alaadeen and an unidentified man (holding a toddler) the night of 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.

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