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Ahmad Alaadeen holding his great grandchild
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a knit cap, sits on a couch holding his great grandchild wearing an Old Navy hoody., No date; likely 2000s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen holds up a fish
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a ball cap, holding up likely a trout he caught at "Lake Alaadeen" on Tom Alexios' property outside Lawrence, Kansas., April 2006, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen imitates Cotton Candy at BB's Lawnside BBQ
Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone) imitates Cotton Candy's stance as an unidentified acoustic guitarist and bass player perform at BB's Lawnside BBQ in Kansas City, Missouri. An unidentified electric guitarist sits behind Cotton Candy and listens., November 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen in a classroom
Ahmad Alaadeen and an unidentified woman stand in a classroom and smile at the photographer at an unidentified venue., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen in a montage of photographs
Contact sheet of 15 images: Community celebration honoring Ahmad Alaadeen's Lifetime Achievement Award granted by the American Jazz Museum earlier that weekend; included are shots of Ahmad Alaadeen, Victoria "Fanny" Dunfee, event organizer Prophett Maine, local music group Phil Callier and Jhamm, and others; outside Salaam Café in Kansas City, Missouri., May 2, 2010, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen in a publicity photograph
Ahmad Alaadeen, in a publicity photograph, smiles at the photographer as he holds a saxophone in his left hand up by his left shoulder. "Ahmad Alaadeen" is printed across the bottom of the photograph., No date; likely 2000s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen in a tropical-print shirt
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a white fedora with a black hat band and a tropical-print shirt, stands and smiles at the photographer with his arms at his sides. A tenor saxophone hangs free from the neck strap Ahmad is wearing., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen in an army uniform
Ahmad Alaadeen (Richard White) in Army uniform looking straight at the photographer. The hat has had red ribbing hand painted with color tint., No date; likely between 1957 and 1959, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., The word "Red" is written in pencil on the bag. The hat is color-tinted.
Ahmad Alaadeen in front of a carved doorway of a mosque
Ahmad Alaadeen outside the carved door of an unidentified mosque in Skopje, Macedonia., July 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen in the sunshine
Ahmad Alaadeen is seated outside with his left hand on his hip and smiling up to his left into the sunshine. He holds a saxophone across his lap with his right hand., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen indoors during the 21-sax salute for Charlie Parker
Ahmad Alaadeen on the day of the "21-Sax Salute" that will be held at Charlie Parker's gravesite in Lincoln Cemetery in Kansas City, Missouri., August 29, 1996, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen indoors during the 21-sax salute for Charlie Parker
Ahmad Alaadeen on the day of the "21-Sax Salute" that will be held at Charlie Parker's gravesite in Lincoln Cemetery in Kansas City, Missouri., August 29, 1996, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen indoors during the 21-sax salute for Charlie Parker
Ahmad Alaadeen on the day of the "21-Sax Salute" that will be held at Charlie Parker's gravesite in Lincoln Cemetery in Kansas City, Missouri., August 29, 1996, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen indoors during the 21-sax salute for Charlie Parker
Ahmad Alaadeen on the day of the "21-Sax Salute" that will be held at Charlie Parker's gravesite in Lincoln Cemetery in Kansas City, Missouri., August 29, 1996, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen indoors during the 21-sax salute for Charlie Parker
Ahmad Alaadeen on the day of the "21-Sax Salute" that will be held at Charlie Parker's gravesite in Lincoln Cemetery in Kansas City, Missouri., August 29, 1996, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen instructs Dennis Winslett
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a stocking cap and leather jacket, stands at the piano while working with Olathe North jazz band student, Dennis Winslett (saxophone), during a teaching residency at Olathe North High and Oregon Trail Junior High schools in Olathe, Kansas., February 1993, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen instructs at Paseo Academy
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi cap, gives instruction during a jazz clinic at Paseo Academy in Kansas City, Missouri., April 17, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen instructs at Paseo Academy
Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), wearing a kufi cap, instructs while Everette Freeman (background seated near the piano) listens during a jazz clinic at Paseo Academy in Kansas City, Missouri. The back of two students' heads are visible in the foreground of the photograph., April 17, 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies
Ahmad Alaadeen instructs students at Paseo Academy
Ahmad Alaadeen working with a group of jazz ensemble students, including Logan Richardson (sax, far 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 instructs the band students at Paseo Academy
Ahmad Alaadeen teaching a class of jazz ensemble students at the 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 intensely plays the saxophone
Ahmad Alaadeen, from his left side, stands and scrunches his face while playing a saxophone., 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen is ready to record
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi cap, during a recording session for "Time Through The Ages" at the Wheeler Audio Studio in Kansas City, Missouri., 1997, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen is ready to record
Ahmad Alaadeen wears a fedora at a recording session for "Time Through The Ages" at the Wheeler Audio Studio in Kansas City, Missouri., 1997, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen is ready with his camera
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi hat and looking down at a camera he is holding, and a crowd at an unidentified event., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen joins the local jazz combo on stage
An unidentified alto saxophone player, piano player, Ahmad Alaadeen (soprano saxophone), and an unidentified bass player performing onstage during a jazz clinic at an unidentified venue., No date; likely 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen laughing
Ahmad Alaadeen laughs as he looks at the photographer. He's wearing a fedora and holding a saxophone across his body., 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen laughs during a panel discussion
Ahmad Alaadeen sits at a table and laughs during a panel discussion during the Tradin' 4s Series: On the Cusp at Mutual Musicians Foundation in the 18th and Vine district, Kansas City, Missouri., May 12, 1999, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen laughs while he rests
Ahmad Alaadeen sitting in a chair, laughing, and holding his tenor saxophone at an unidentified venue and event., No date; likely 1990s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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