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Ahmad Alaadeen laughs with fans
Norman Hedman and Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi cap, shaking hands as Misha Tsiganov looks on during a recording session for Hedman's band Tropique, "Taken By Surprise", at the Eastside Sound Studio in New York City. An unidentified man in a ball cap looks down as he stands behind Norman., No date; likely 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen listens as Danny Campbell takes the solo at Just Jazz in the Hotel Majestic in St. Louis, MO
Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone) listens to Danny Campbell (trumpet) performing during a four-night residence with the Steve Kirby Trio at Just Jazz in the Hotel Majestic in St. Louis, Missouri., March 24-27, 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen listens as Steve Kirby takes the solo at Just Jazz in the Hotel Majestic in St. Louis, MO
Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone) listens as Steve Kirby (bass) plays a solo while performing during a four-night residence with the Steve Kirby Trio at Just Jazz in the Hotel Majestic in St. Louis, Missouri., March 24-27, 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen listens to a student
An unidentified student in a red, white, and blue tie-dyed t-shirt, holds out his saxophone strap while he talks to Ahmad Alaadeen who is smiling, cocking his head to his right while wearing a kufi cap, and listening intently. Chris Clarke, sitting at a keyboard, can be seen in the background at an unidentified school venue. A crowd is visible in the foreground. There are class photographs lining the wood-paneled walls., No date; likely between 2001-2010, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen listens to others perform
Close-up of Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi cap, (with Sonny Kenner, bottom left) with his eyes closed as he listens while performing at the Mutual Musicians Foundation's 90th Birthday Jam in Kansas City, Missouri., August 27, 1994, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen listens to sax students at Paseo Academy
Ahmad Alaadeen listens to a group of jazz ensemble students, including Logan Richardson (sax, second from right) at Paseo Academy in Kansas City, Missouri., December 11, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen listens to stories
Ahmad Alaadeen (far right), holding a tenor saxophone and wearing a kufi cap, listens to three unidentified men talking at an unidentified school venue., No date; likely between 2001-2010, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen listens to the Paseo Academy jazz band
Ahmad Alaadeen (far left) listens to a student playing, Charles Pritchett (sax, soloing), while rehearsing the Paseo Academy Jazz Ensemble., January 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen making remarks at the Coda Jazz Fund Lifetime Achievements Awards event
Ahmad Alaadeen making remarks after receiving his award. Kansas City Star columnist, Steve Penn, is in the background during the Coda Jazz Fund Lifetime Achievement Awards at the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri., May 20, 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen making remarks at the Coda Jazz Fund Lifetime Achievements Awards event
Ahmad Alaadeen making remarks after receiving his award. Kansas City Star columnist, Steve Penn, is in the background during the Coda Jazz Fund Lifetime Achievement Awards at the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri., May 20, 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen making remarks to an audience in the Governor's Mansion
Ahmad Alaadeen, holding a tenor saxophone while addressing an audience during a 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 meets with politicians
An image of a photograph clipped out of a publication of Councilwoman Bonnie Sue Cooper, Missouri Governor John Ashcroft, and Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a flat cap and holding a tenor saxophone, stand together for a photograph an unidentified outdoor event. The headstock of a double bass is visible above Governor Ashcroft's head. An unidentified man stands behind Councilwoman Cooper., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen on a panel for MAAA
Participants of a Mid-America Arts Alliance jazz panel, including Ahmad Alaadeen (second from right), Michael Parkinson (third from right) and Dick Wright (fourth from right) at an unidentified venue., March 1992, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen on stage
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a white fedora, closes his eyes and leans back as he blows into saxophone with a Kansas City skyline backdrop behind him during a publicity shot for "Wake Up To Missouri" tourism ad campaign., No date; likely late 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen on the street
Ahmad Alaadeen and Carmell Jones, wearing a ball cap, with bags hanging from their right shoulders, walk on the street in the 18th and Vine District, possibly an event in conjunction with Robert Altman's film "Kansas City". Jay McShann's face is visible over Ahmad's left shoulder., 1996, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies; copy 2: 6x4
Ahmad Alaadeen outside with a fan
Ahmad Alaadeen smiles as he stands at an unidentified outdoor setting. A person in a folding chair and mobile toilets are visible behind him., No date; likely 1980s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen outside with a fan
Ahmad Alaadeen stands outside with an unidentified man wearing a bowtie and suspenders., No date; likely 2000s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen participates in mixing genres of music
An unidentified guitarist, Chris Clarke (piano), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), an unidentified harmonica player, Tyrone Clark (bass, mostly obscured), an unidentified fiddler, and an unidentified banjo player perform during "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.
Ahmad Alaadeen participates in mixing genres of music
Chris Clarke (piano), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), an unidentified harmonica player, Tyrone Clark (bass, mostly obscured), an unidentified fiddler, and an unidentified banjo player perform during "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.
Ahmad Alaadeen performing
Ahmad Alaadeen, seated from his left side, blows into a saxophone. Another very solemn man is visible seated behind Ahmad., 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performing at Kansas Music Educators workshop in Wichita, Kansas
Ahmad Alaadeen (sax, standing far right) and band director Charlie Menghini (standing, back to camera, left) with the Olathe North High School Jazz Band; performing a morning concert at the Kansas Music Educators Association's State In-Service Workshop; Ramada Broadview Crystal Ballroom; Wichita, Kansas., February 27, 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performing at UMKC for the Kansas City Jazz Band Festival
Ahmad Alaadeen (soprano saxophone), stands at the front of the stage while performing with an unidentified jazz band during the Kansas City Jazz Band Festival at University of Missouri-Kansas City in Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely between 2001-2010, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performing at a jazz festival in Topeka
Tyrone Clark (bass) and Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone); performing at the Topeka Performing Arts Center during the Topeka Jazz Festival., May 28, 2005, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performing at the John Coltrane Memorial Concert in Blackman Auditorium at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi hat, performing at the John Coltrane Memorial Concert in Blackman Auditorium at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts. An unidentified pianist's head is visible in the foreground as well as a drum set and percussion stand in the background., October 11-12, 1996, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performing at the Kansas City Art Institute
Ahmad Alaadeen performing at the Kansas City Art Institute., No date; possibly 1991, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performing outside
Ahmad Alaadeen, standing on a stage outside and wearing a ball cap, performing with a band, possibly Eddie Baker's Charlie Parker Academy band, No date; likely 1970s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performing with Oregon Trail Middle School jazz band
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a white, shiny double-breasted suit while performing with the Oregon Trail Junior High School jazz band., May 13, 1994, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen performing with a jazz combo
Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), a guitarist and a flugelhorn player, all wearing kufi hats, look out from the stage as the guitarist and the drummer play while performing with an unidentified event., September 1, 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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