Ahmad Alaadeen (soprano saxophone), wearing a tuxedo, closes his eyes while performing at an unidentified venue. A tenor saxophone, baby grand piano, stand-up bass, and a drum set as well as microphones are visible around him.
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).
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.)
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.
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.