dan-chaves-bio-picDan “Dirty Digits”Chaves (DJ) is Academy Director at Scratch DJ Academy NYC, as well as Director of the Academy’s Turntablism Program, providing scratching curriculum for the school’s five locations nationwide, including LA, Chicago, Atlanta & Miami. A DJ since his early teens, he has subsequently built a career teaching and performing around the world.

Since 2007, he has also worked extensively with Black Girls Rock!, a youth outreach program that promotes confidence and inspires creativity among underprivileged inner-city girls from the ages of 12 to 15, though the art form of deejaying.

Dan was on Next Level Team Thailand.