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Oscar Treadwell

Oscar Treadwell was an American jazz radio journalist and presenter. Known as "OT", he became known mainly by a dedication to him by Charlie Parker, a composition called "An Oscar for Treadwell". Treadwell's first jobs were as an industrial manager and consultant. However, he was better known due to his 50-year career as a DJ, jazz historian and radio host, which began in 1947 and lasted over 50 years.
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