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Luqman Hamza, Karrin Allyson, Eddie Saunders, Tommy Ruskin, and Ahmad Alaadeen performing at Mutual Musicians Foundation
Luqman Hamza (piano), Karrin Allyson (vocals), Eddie Saunders (bass), and Tommy Ruskin (drums) all smile at the photographer as Ahmad Alaadeen plays a tenor saxophone with his eyes closed while performing at Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri., June 9, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Photographs of negatives of Ahmad Alaadeen
Five strips of 25 images of Ahmad Alaadeen mostly preparing and playing a soprano saxophone. These contact sheets are made to look like they are pictures of negatives., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Photographs of negatives of Ahmad Alaadeen
Contact sheet of 5 images of Ahmad Alaadeen mostly preparing and playing a soprano saxophone. The contact sheet is made to look like they are pictures of negatives., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Proof photograph of Ahmad Alaadeen
Ahmad Alaadeen from his left playing a tenor saxophone. Possibly a proof photograph., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., polaroid image
Sean Conly and Ahmad Alaadeen performing
Sean Conly (bass) and Ahmad Alaadeen (soprano saxophone); performing at an unidentified event., No date; possibly 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Sean Conly, Ahmad Alaadeen, Tim Davis, and possibly Danny Campbell, performing
Sean Conly (bass), Tim Davis (drums, mostly obscured), Ahmad Alaadeen (soprano saxophone), and possibly Danny Campbell (trumpet) performing at an unidentified event., No date; possibly 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Sean Conly, Ahmad Alaadeen, Tim Davis, possibly Danny Campbell, and Everette Freeman performing
Sean Conly (bass), Ahmad Alaadeen (soprano saxophone), Tim Davis (drums), possibly Danny Campbell (trumpet), and Everette Freeman (piano) performing indoors at an unidentified event., No date; possibly 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Sonny Kenner performs on the Country Club Plaza
Sonny Kenner (guitar), wearing a pith helmet, closes his eyes as he plays with an unidentified drummer during a performance at an outdoor concert on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri. A towel hangs from Sonny's wire music stand. Many wires and amplification equipment is visible in the photograph., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Sonny Kenner sings into a microphone as he performs with a jazz combo on the Country Club Plaza
Sonny Kenner (guitar, vocals), wearing a pith helmet and bending his knees as he sings into a microphone, performs with an unidentified drummer, Ahmad Alaadeen (tenor saxophone), wearing a fedora, and Tyrone Clark (bass, mostly obscured), during an outdoor concert on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Sonny Kenner sings into a microphone as he performs with a jazz combo on the Country Club Plaza
Sonny Kenner (guitar, vocals), wearing a pith helmet and bending his knees as he sings into a microphone, performs with an unidentified drummer, Tyrone Clark (bass), Ahmad Alaadeen (tenor saxophone), wearing a fedora, and an unidentified keyboard player who is mostly obscured from the photograph, during an outdoor concert on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Sonny Kenner sings into a microphone as he performs with a jazz combo on the Country Club Plaza
Sonny Kenner (guitar, vocals), wearing a pith helmet, bending his knees, and raising his right arm as he sings into a microphone, performs with an unidentified drummer and Ahmad Alaadeen (tenor saxophone) wearing a fedora, during an outdoor concert on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Sonny Kenner, Ahmad Alaadeen, and Luqman Hamza during the Kansas City Jazz Heritage Award reception
Sonny Kenner, Ahmad Alaadeen, and Luqman Hamza stand together and smile for the photographer during the Jazz Heritage Awards reception at Saks Fifth Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri. The crowd is visible behind them., August 23, 1991, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Student takes the alto sax solo during a jazz concert in Moberly, Missouri
From the band's right, a student takes the alto saxophone solo while Ahmad Alaadeen stands on the stage with the Moberly High School jazz ensemble students in the finale, "Duke's Place" during the Alaadeen and the Deans of Swing concert following a clinic at the school in the Moberly Municipal Auditorium in Moberly, Missouri., April 9, 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Student takes the alto sax solo during a jazz concert in Moberly, Missouri
A student takes the alto saxophone solo while Ahmad Alaadeen stands on the stage with the Moberly High School jazz ensemble students in the finale, "Duke's Place" during the Alaadeen and the Deans of Swing concert following a clinic at the school in the Moberly Municipal Auditorium in Moberly, Missouri., April 9, 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Student takes the trombone solo during a jazz concert in Moberly, Missouri
From the band's right, a student takes the trombone solo while Ahmad Alaadeen stands on the stage with the Moberly High School jazz ensemble students in the finale, "Duke's Place" during the Alaadeen and the Deans of Swing concert following a clinic at the school in the Moberly Municipal Auditorium in Moberly, Missouri., April 9, 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Tom Alexios and Ahmad Alaadeen
Tom Alexios puts his left arm around Ahmad Alaadeen's shoulder as they smile at the photographer. 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.
Tom Alexios and Ahmad Alaadeen
Ahmad Alaadeen and Tom Alexios outside Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri., 2002, 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.
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.
unidentified woman makes remarks before a performance by Ahmad Alaadeen and Group 21
An unidentified woman making remarks as she stands among audience chairs before a performance by Alaadeen and Group 21: Tyrone Clark (bass), Mike Warren (drums), Chris Clarke (piano), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone) all holding their instruments and ready to play. 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. A couple of audience members are visible in the foreground., November 7, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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