Luqman Hamza (piano) and LaVerne Barker (bass), wearing a ball cap, rehearsing at Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri. Ahmad Alaadeen's soprano saxophone can be seen on the left of photograph (mostly obscured).
City Light Jazz Ensemble sits in and stands by a 1946 De Soto convertible in front of the Gem Theater with Ida McBeth leaning on the right front hood. Ahmad Alaadeen holds a soprano saxophone straight up in the air as he blows into it. A bass player sits up on top of the back seat holding a upright bass. Right side of this promotional material advertises the Jazz Lovers' Fall Crawl, October 18, 1988.
Ahmad Alaadeen sits on a barstool in front of a white baby grand piano at Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, MO possibly during the Tradin' 4s Series: Generations and the Gap. He sits in front of a wall of 8 x 10 black and white headshot photographs.
Ahmad Alaadeen, from below, wearing a double-breasted suit and a white flat cap, performing at the Mississippi Valley Blues Festival in Davenport, Iowa. (Date on photo generated by camera states, '92 1 1 -- possibly the internal date in the camera was not set correctly.)
Norman Hedman and Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a Dashiki style shirt, seated on a couch, smile at the photographer as they point at each other backstage at the Topeka Performing Arts Center during the Topeka Jazz Festival.
A closeup photograph of Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a ball cap under his headset, as he plays a tenor saxophone while recording a track during a recording session for "Blues For R.C. And Josephine, Too" at the Mint Recording Studio in Kansas City, Missouri.
Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a ball cap, sitting at Missouri Children's Fountain, by Jamie Anderson, in front of the Governor's Mansion to honor Caroline Allen (Carrie) Crittendon who died while her father, Thomas Crittendon, was governor of Missouri, during Alaadeen's visit to the Governor's Mansion in Jefferson City, Missouri.
A photograph of an instrument chart for "Big Six" from over the back shoulder of an unidentified student drummer probably during a rehearsal for a jazz concert featuring Olathe North High, Oregon Trail Junior High, and Santa Fe Trail Junior High jazz bands, Olathe, Kansas.
Jay McShann from his left side, watching his hands as he plays piano. A microphone is visible at the top of the photograph. A cloth lies across the music rack. Ahmad Alaadeen is blurred by visible standing behind the piano with a cup in his right hand and a saxophone neck strap around his neck.