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David Daahoud Williams, Ahmad Alaadeen, and Sonny Kenner perform outdoors
David Daahoud Williams (bass), wearing a fedora, Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), wearing a white flat cap, and Sonny Kenner (guitar) perform during an unidentified outdoor concert. Lawn chairs are visible in the foreground and a swimming pool is visible behind the musicians., No date; likely 2000s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Don Miller, Chris Clarke, Tyrone Clark, Mike Warren, Ray Stewart, and Ahmad Alaadeen
Engineer Don Miller, and musicians Chris Clarke, Tyrone Clark, Mike Warren, Ray Stewart, and Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a ball cap, stand as a group and smile at the photographer during a recording session for "New Africa Suite" at Airborne Audio Studio in Overland Park, Kansas., 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Don Miller, Chris Clarke, Tyrone Clark, Mike Warren, Ray Stewart, and Ahmad Alaadeen
Engineer Don Miller, and musicians Chris Clarke, Tyrone Clark, making bunny ears over Mike Warren's head, Ray Stewart, and Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a ball cap, stand as a group and smile at the photographer during a recording session for "New Africa Suite" at Airborne Audio Studio in Overland Park, Kansas., 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Duck Warner, Chuck Haddix, and Ahmad Alaadeen
(Left group) Lester "Duck" Warner talking with two unidentified people and (right group) Chuck Haddix and Ahmad Alaadeen talking in the street outside Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri., 2003, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ed Colson and Ahmad Alaadeen have a word
Oregon Trail band director, Ed Colson, and Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing corsages, and Ahmad wearing a tam-style hat, speak closely 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.
Ed Colson listens to Ahmad Alaadeen's solo at the Gem Theater
Oregon Trail band director, Ed Colson, folds his hands and waits while Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a tam-style hat, plays a solo 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.
Emanuel Cleaver and Ahmad Alaadeen during the 21-sax salute a Charlie Parker's gravesite
Emanuel Cleaver with is arms around an unidentified man and Ahmad Alaadeen during the "21-Sax Salute" at Charlie Parker's gravesite in Lincoln Cemetery in Kansas City, Missouri., 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Fanny Dunfee and Ahmad Alaadeen
Victoria "Fanny" Dunfee, wearing a hat, speaks into the right ear of Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi hat, 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
Fanny Dunfee and Ahmad Alaadeen at the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri
Victoria "Fanny" Dunfee, wearing a straw hat, and Ahmad Alaadeen sitting at an outdoor table on a restaurant rooftop patio on the Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri., No date; likely 2000s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Fanny Dunfee and Ahmad Alaadeen laugh while wearing artsy t-shirts
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a cubist jazz art t-shirt, and Victoria "Fanny" Dunfee, wearing a jazz fest t-shirt, are laughing during while the photograph is taken., September 9, 2003, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Fanny Dunfee, Ahmad Alaadeen, Julie Youmans, David and Cathy Basse at the Governor's mansion
(Seated) Victoria "Fanny" Dunfee, wearing a hat, Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi hat, and an unidentified woman with (standing) David Basse, Cathy Basse, unidentified man, and Julie Youmans 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
Gerald Spaits and Ahmad Alaadeen performing
Gerald Spaits (bass) and Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone); performing at an unidentified venue with large windows that overlook the city., October 2003, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Gerald Spaits, Ray DeMarchi, and Ahmad Alaadeen perform
Gerald Spaits (bass), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), and Ray DeMarchi (drums) performing at "Books, Ballads and Bebop!" during a benefit for Marillac Center's Therapeutic Day School at the Piano Room in Kansas City, Missouri., September 28, 2003, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Governor Bob Holden makes remarks during a performance by Ahmad Alaadeen at the Governor's Mansion
Ahmad Alaadeen and Governor Bob Holden (addressing the audience) stand at a microphone after Alaadeen's 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.
Governor Bob Holden, Ahmad Alaadeen, and Lori Hauser Holden pose for a photograph
Ahmad Alaadeen flanked by Governor Bob Holden and First Lady Lori Hauser Holden during a photo-op for Alaadeen's visit to the Governor's Mansion in Jefferson City, Missouri. Signed in gold ink by Bob Holden., June 19, 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., inscribed by Governor Holden to Alaadeen
Helen Sung and Ahmad Alaadeen during the T.S. Monk concert series
Helen Sung and Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi cap, stand backstage for a photograph at the Gem Theater during the "T.S. Monk: Jammin' at the Gem" concert series in Kansas City, Missouri., January 17, 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Helen Sung, a fan, and Ahmad Alaadeen during the T.S. Monk concert series
Helen Sung, an unidentified man wearing overalls, and Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a kufi cap, stand backstage at the Gem Theater during the "T.S. Monk: Jammin' at the Gem" concert series in Kansas City, Missouri., January 17, 2004, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Joe Cartwright, Ahmad Alaadeen, Gerald Spaits, and Raymond DeMarchi perform at Skyy's
Joe Cartwright (piano), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), Gerald Spaits (bass), and Raymond DeMarchi (drums) performing at night an unidentified venue with large windows that overlook the city., October 2003, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Joe Cartwright, Ahmad Alaadeen, and Gerald Spaits perform
Joe Cartwright (piano), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), wearing a ball cap that says "International Jazz Festival," and Gerald Spaits (bass, mostly obscured), performing at "Books, Ballads and Bebop!", during a benefit for Marillac Center's Therapeutic Day School at the Piano Room in Kansas City, Missouri. Bowls of trail mix and a suggestion jar sit on the bar around the piano and to the left of Ahmad and Gerald., September 28, 2003, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Karen McCarthy and Ahmad Alaadeen
U.S. Representative to Missouri Karen McCarthy and Ahmad Alaadeen stand outside Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri., 2003, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Karen McCarthy and Ahmad Alaadeen
An unidentified person, U.S. Representative to Missouri Karen McCarthy who is talking to someone out of the photograph, and Ahmad Alaadeen stand outside Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri., 2003, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Leon Brady and Ahmad Alaadeen watch the proceedings
Leon Brady and Ahmad Alaadeen sit among the crowd 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.
Leon Brady, Ahmad Alaadeen, Robert Watson, Sr., and Marilyn Maye during the Coda Jazz Fund Lifetime Achievements Awards event
Leon Brady, Ahmad Alaadeen, Robert Watson, Sr., and Marilyn Maye (mostly obscured) seated during 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.
Leon Brady, Ahmad Alaadeen, and Robert Watson, Sr. watch the proceedings
Leon Brady, Ahmad Alaadeen, and Robert Watson, Sr. sitting 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.
Leonard Brown and Ahmad Alaadeen
Leonard Brown, grinning with his left arm around Ahmad's shoulders, and Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a fedora and an overcoat, stand together at an unidentified venue and event., No date; likely 2000s, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., polaroid image
Luqman Hamza and Ahmad Alaadeen during the 21-sax salute at Charlie Parker's gravesite
Luqman Hamza and Ahmad Alaadeen during the "21-Sax Salute" at Charlie Parker's gravesite in Lincoln Cemetery in Kansas City, Missouri., 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies
Mel Wanzo, Yoko Takemura and Fanny Dunfee have big smiles
Mel Wanzo, Yoko Takemura, and Victoria "Fanny" Dunfee have big grins while seated at The Blue Room in Kansas City, Missouri., September 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Mike Metheny, Ahmad Alaadeen, and Horace Washington during the 21-sax salute at Charlie Parker's gravesite
Mike Metheny, wearing a leather flat cap, Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a beret, and Horace Washington smile at the photographer during the "21-Sax Salute" at Charlie Parker's gravesite in Lincoln Cemetery in Kansas City, Missouri., 2002, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., 2 copies

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