Justin Raines

"Bartolini has become my “SOUND”. All of my MTD basses are customized with Bartolini Pickups and Electronics. They embody what I need and they know how to respond when I play. Everything that I need is all packed up into Bartolini Pickups."


b-axis J45J-L/LN and Custom NTMB+FL preamp in MTD Justin Raines Signature Saratoga Bass


Redondo Beach, CA

Justin Raines is a 3x Grammy award winning bassist. He is also a private bass and drum instructor and founder of JRaines Lessons. He currently is the bassist for Multi Grammy, Dove, Stellar award winning Christian artist/song writer Israel Houghton and New Breed, Justin was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA where a lot of his musical growth began. Attending performing arts middles schools and high schools to help mold his musicianship. He was also given the privilege to attend the world renown Berklee College of Music. Justin has played with and shared the stage with the likes of Israel Houghton, Marvin Sapp, CeCe Winans, JoJo, Musiq Souichild, Martha Munizzi, William McDowell, Sheila E. and more amazing artist and musicians.