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Dr Tom Attah
Dr Tom Attah
postal addressAP107 Adelphi Building, Peru Street, Salford, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom, M3 6EQ.
email addresst.attah@salford.ac.uk
telephone07951 938 832
website addresshttp://www.tah-uk.com
Key Memberships
Member of School: School of Arts & Media
From September 2012 to present.
From September 2012 to August 2015.
Profile Summary

Tom Attah received his Ph.D. from the University of Salford. His research interests concern the effects of technological mediation in popular music, particularly the blues.

Tom's teaching and blues advocacy includes workshops, seminars, lectures and recitals delivered to learning institutions in the United Kingdom and around Europe. As a guitarist and singer, Tom performs solo, with an acoustic duo and as part of an electric band. Tom's solo acoustic work includes his own original blues compositions and has led to performances at major music festivals around Europe, including major stages at the Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts, the Great British Rhythm & Blues Festival, and Blues Autour Du Zinc. Tom's multiple national radio appearances include performances and documentaries for BBC Radio 4.

Tom has contibuted to and taught the following undergraduate modules on the  BA Popular Music & Recording degree at University of Salford:

  • Level 4 - Style & Genre
  • Level 4 - Interpreting Popular Music
  • Level 5 - Music and the Media
  • Level 5 - Music Journalism
  • Level 6 - Dissertation Supervision

An example of Tom's performance can be seen on the Directorate of Music Homepage.

 

Key Qualifications
2012
Pass with Distinction
2017
Key Presence
Conference Presentations
2014
Mar
2013
Sep
2012
Sep
Honorary Posts (e.g. Visiting Appointments)
2014
May
2014
Jan
BISC/Queen's asks both established scholars and exciting new researchers to join the castle community for a term to share their work in formal talks and drop-in sessions, to mentor undergraduates¿ own research, and to advise on p... more >>.
2013
Nov
2013
Jun
2013
May
Honours and Awards
2012
Jul
Media Appearances
2014
Feb
Musician and songwriter Midge Ure looks at the many ways scientific and technological innovation have stimulated creativity in pop music. From the invention of the steel guitar string, through the tape recorder and the synthesi... more >>.