Ramsey Higgins

Adjunct Faculty

Biography

So you want to know who DJ RUTHLESS RAMSEY IS!

Born in Minneapolis, this Arizona DJ appropriately coined “CAPTAIN CASSETTE” and the “THE KING OF THE CASSETTE” has skyrocketed to international acclaim. At the age of 7, DJ RUTHLESS RAMSEY began experimenting with the dual cassettes. Due partly to necessity from poor living conditions and mostly through a divine calling, he created something many have tried to imitate but none have been able to emulate! DJ RUTHLESS RAMSEY has been the topic of many news outlets such as FOX, disc jockey 101, and the DJ TIMES. Now sharing the stage with Turntable legends like DJ JAZZY JEFF, DJ QBERT, Z-TRIP and many other’s DJ RUTHLESS RAMSEY is primed to make his mark in a cassette mixing genre he created!

INFO AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS VENUES / EVENTS

  • JOBBING.COM ARENA – GLENDALE, AZ
  • 7TH ANNUAL PUERTO RICAN FESTIVAL – PHOENIX, AZ
  • B-BOY SUMMIT 2014 – LOS ANGELES, CA
  • THE JUMP @ KARMA LOUNGE – LOS ANGELES, CA
  • LA BEAT SWAP MEET @ GRAND STAR JAZZ CLUB – LOS ANGELES, CA
  • BOOMBOX @ GRAND STAR JAZZ CLUB – LOS ANGELES, CA

SHARED THE STAGE WITH:

  • DJ REVOLUTION
  • DJ SKRIBBLE
  • DJ EMILE (BOMB SHELTER DJ)
  • DJ Q-BERT
  • DJ SHORTKUT
  • DJ YOGA FROG
  • DJ Z TRIP (BOMB SHELTER DJ)
  • DJ JAZZY JEFF
  • DJ AL 3
  • DJ TRANZIT
  • DJ MAJ
  • DJ ROB WEGNER ( BARCELONA / SCOTTDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE – MUC 135 INSTRUCTOR )
  • THE FOOT KLAN CHAMPION DANCERS

PERFORMED FOR: DJ CRAZE

FEATURED VIDEOS: TOP 20 MOST BLOGGED & GOOGLED (2009) TOTAL YOUTUBE VIDEO VIEWS AT 800,000+ (as of April 2014) FRONT PAGE 4 DAYS MYSPACE TOP FEATURED VIDEO

AWARDS:

  • BEST OF PHOENIX 2014 – “BEST NON-TURNTABLIST / TURNTABLIST”
  • SALUTE THE DJ AWARDS 2014 – Nominated as “ Hottest DJ on the West Coast “
  • GUITAR CENTER STATE CHAMP 2004 • PUT UP OR SHUT UP STATE CHAMP 2007
  • 2003 and 2005 DMC FINALIST TURNTABLISM CLASSES AT SCC (AZ)

Re-launched the non-credit turntablism class in the fall of 2007. Authored the competencies to create the first college accredited turntablism class nationally and internationally in the fall of 2009. DJ RUTHLESS RAMSEY’S classes have been on many valley television shows and publications like USA TODAY and FOX NEWS.

Courses

Course # Class Section Semester Course Title Course Syllabus
MUC135 20424 Fall 2021 Intro to DJ Techniques
MUC136 37443 Fall 2021 Turntablism: Art of Scratch DJ
Ramsey Higgins
Office Hours Tuesday: 4 - 6pm Wednesday: 4 - 6pm My office hours are from 4pm to 6pm on Tuesdays and Wednesdays before class starts.