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.
Publicity photo featuring the 1988 Playboy Jazz Festival line-up: Ray Charles, Jay Beckenstein, Timeless All-Stars, Jon Faddis, Jeannie and Jimmy Cheatham, Dizzy Gillespie, Ahmad Jamal, Dave Valentin, Airto & Floria Purim, Freddie Hubbard, Bobby McFerrin.
"Jimmy and Jeannie Cheatham receiving the Grand Prix du Disque de Jazz award (for their "Sweet baby blues" album), presented by Concord Records president, Carl Jefferson, while Curtis Peagler watches."
Ahmad Alaadeen, from his right side wearing a white fedora and sunglasses, stands on a stage with a Kansas City skyline backdrop, and blows into a saxophone for a publicity shot for "Wake Up To Missouri" tourism ad campaign.
Ahmad Alaadeen smiles at the photographer as he pulls back the left side of his suit jacket and rests his left hand on his hip. His right hand rests on a metal staircase bannister. A saxophone hangs free across Ahmad's body from the neck strap he wears.