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).
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.