Ironman Harris at his drum set while below and to the side of him are seated Dinky Morris, Clora Bryant, and Curtis Peagler; Morris has his saxophone and is wearing a red beret as is Peagler; Peagler also is wearing red suspenders and sunglasses; at the Jazz Showcase in Chicago.
Members of the Sweet Baby Blues Band standing in front of a bus (Jimmy Cheatham, Dinky Morris, Jeannie Cheatham, Rickey Woodard, unidentified white woman in a red jacket, Curtis Peagler, Clora Bryant and Ironman Harris); hanging above them on the side of the bus is a computer printed banner reading "Bobbie Blue Bland eat your heart out".
Mike Warren (drums) lowers his head over his drums and Sonny Kenner (guitar) grimaces as they are performing during the Tradin' 4s Series: On the Cusp at Mutual Musicians Foundation in the 18th and Vine district, Kansas City, Missouri.
Rickey Woodard and Charles Owens both playing saxophone at the Horton Grand Hotel in San Diego; both turned to the left of the photo with scarcely visible and unidentified drummer seated beside them; a large speaker is mounted on the wall above them.
Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), looks straight at the photographer with a surprised face. David Basse (vocal), standing and singing into a microphone looks over his left shoulder at Bernard "Step Buddy" Anderson (trumpet) who is grinning at David.
Sweet Baby Blues Band members performing (Ralph Penland, drums ; Nolan Smith, trumpet ; George Bohanon, trombone ; Jeff Clayton and Louis Taylor, saxophones); on stage at "An Evening of Note", honoring Jeannie Cheatham, held at the Museum of Making Music's 7th Annual Gala.
[From attached caption:] "Alaadeen conducts improvisation workshop with Navarro College Jazz Band, Lower Beaton Street Dixieland Band and Bobbie Sparks. Corsicana High School Jazz Band members and interested individuals attend." [Corsicana, Texas]
Mike Warren, Chris Clarke, Tyrone Clark, and Ahmad Alaadeen, wearing a ball cap, stand with their arms around each others' shoulders and look directly at the photographer during a recording session for "New Africa Suite" at Airborne Audio Studio in Overland Park, Kansas.
Gerald Spaits (bass), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), wearing a white fedora, Tommy Ruskin (drums), and Will Matthews (guitar); standing on stage performing during the Spirit Festival at the Liberty Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri. A large Miller Lite banner hangs behind the band.
David Daahoud Williams (mostly out of frame), Sonny Kenner (eyes closed), State Representative Bonnie Sue Cooper (looking over her left shoulder), Ahmad Alaadeen (looking to his right), Adolph Roulette (not smiling), and Mayor Richard Berkley (smiling at the photographer) stand together at an unidentified venue and event..
The Shahid (Luqman Hamza (piano), wearing a kufi hat, Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), also wearing a kufi hat, an unidentified bass player, Sonny Kenner (guitar), and Tayammum Falah (drums)) on a stage performing in a banquet room. Kufi hats are visible in the foreground of the photograph.
An unidentified man stands between Ahmad Alaadeen and Donivan Bailey, holding an inscribed copy of CD which states, "To Big Jim from the Dean of Swing, Ahmed Alaadeen," during the arrival of CD copies of Alaadeen's album "Blues For R.C. And Josephine, Too" at the Mint Recording Studio in Kansas City, Missouri.
Matt Pittman (bass, mostly out of frame), Kansas City Chiefs fullback Donnell Bennett (drums), and Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone) performing at New Point Grille in Kansas City, Missouri. A member of the crowd is caught off guard by the photographer and smiles.
David Daahoud Williams (bass), takes the solo as the rest of the combo, Everette Freeman (piano),Matt Kane (drums), Ahmad Alaadeen (tenor saxophone), wearing a kufi cap, and Tim Perryman (trombone), listen while performing at an unidentified venue.
Luqman Hamza (piano), Ahmad Alaadeen (saxophone), unidentified (bass, mostly obscured), Donivan Bailey (drums), wearing a fedora, performing for a group of elementary school students; Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri.