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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.
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 leaning on a bannister
Ahmad Alaadeen smiles at the photographer as he leans his right hand on a metal staircase bannister. A saxophone hangs free across Ahmad's body from the neck strap he wears., 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., sepia toned photograph
Ahmad Alaadeen leans back
Ahmad Alaadeen, from his left, leans back on a café chair and smiles at the photographer to his left. He wears a fedora and holds his saxophone to his right side halfway across his lap., 2000, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen leans on a stool and blows into a tenor saxophone
Ahmad Alaadeen leans on a stool 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 leans to his right as he performs
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a double-breasted suit, leans to his left as he plays a soprano saxophone while performing at an unidentified venue. A drummer is visible to Ahmad's back left but is mostly out of the frame., No date; likely 1990s, 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 during a concert at the Gem Theater
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a tam-style hat, stands at the microphone with his eyes closed during a jazz concert featuring Olathe North High, Oregon Trail Junior High, and Santa Fe Trail Junior High jazz bands at the Gem Theater in Kansas City, Missouri., February 16, 2002, 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 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 looking dapper
Ahmad Alaadeen smiles directly at the photographer as he sits on a stool and holds a saxophone by the bow across his lap. A drum set is visible behind him., 1998, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies
Ahmad Alaadeen makes himself at home in the Governor's mansion
Alaadeen, dressed casually, sitting in a chair and drinking a glass of water before his performance at the Governor's Mansion in Jefferson City, Missouri. An antique rocking horse sits to his left and his saxophone case sits to his right., June 19, 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ahmad Alaadeen making remarks after being awarded the Governor's Humanities Award
Ahmad Alaadeen making remarks from a podium at the foot of a staircase after receiving his award during the Governor's Humanities Awards at the Governor's Mansion in Jefferson City, Missouri., February 21, 2001, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., original event, scheduled for 18 October 2000, was postponed due to Governor Mel Carnahan's death
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 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
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.

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