Werner Music provides compositions and arrangements to suit all your requirements. We can supply soundtracks for television, film, advertising and computer games.

"... astonishing arrangements!"
Mac Francis, singer entrepreneur, on his commission for his Love For Sale album
"This first festival showing for one of the country's freshest most forward thinking jazz quartets was a complete sell out and promises great things to come."
Paul Jefferies, organizer Oxford Jazz Festival
"An excellent CD - 9.99 out of 10"
Lance Liddle, Be-bob Spoken Here
"A gem in a river bed"
Sergey Savelev on his commission for an original piece of music.
"Big Ben' was brilliant!"
Ben Gilbert - Coordinator and Project Leader, The Sage Gateshead, on his commission for a large ensemble piece
"To say I was impressed with the final product would be an understatement. The expertise and attention to detail was meticulous and the quality of the product I received was second to none"
Alex Hall, on his String Quartet commission
"...a pleasure to work with and incredibly talented!"
Paul Martin Singer/entertainer on his Swing Fever Project
"I would like to thank you for your amazing work. The 0.8 version of the game should be released soon, featuring the music. We are all very excited and looking forward to it."
Marianne Gagnon (Auria), STK Developer
"... We are very happy with the music... we love it man! Really nice work!"
Stephen Lee, Producer - Nova Pictures

What's New?

2nd Performance of Acordeoníssimo

Advanced Diploma Recital: Iñigo Mikeleiz-Berrade free

Tuesday, 08.05.2018 13:05, David Josefowitz Recital Hall

Free, no tickets required

Iñigo Mikeleiz-Berrade accordion
Leo Lehtinen electronics
Marina de Lucas piano
Ondine Quartet
Southern Cone Quintet

Leo Lehtinen new work for accordion and electronics (world premiere)
Naresh Sohal Concerto for accordion, string quartet and piano (world premiere)
Claude Werner Acordeoníssimo

The culmination of collaborative work with three different composers, these new pieces showcase the accordion in distinctive ways.


Accordion Concerto Premiere!

Sequenza XIII, Luciano Berio (1925-2003)
Sonate in F Major R41, Antonio Soler (1729-1783)
Jeux d'Anches, Magnus Lindberg (1958- )
Pastorale, César Franck (1822-1890)
Acordeoníssimo*, Claude Werner

*world premiére, performed with Southern Cone Quintet

Anisa Arslanagić – violin
Claude Werner – clarinet
James Kitchman – electric guitar
Louis Thomas – double bass
Iñigo Mikeleiz Berrade – accordion


Mapuche music meets Steve Reich


Playing my music at the Royal Albert Hall!


New ensemble playing arrangements of Southern Cone Folk Music



Company closure

Regrettably Composition and Jazz Ltd. has gone out of business, but do not despair! We will continue with many of our services under the name Werner Music. Be sure to check your inbox for change of addresses .

By popular request!

Here's some of the music we did for Game Of Assassins: Playlist


Also available from our Listen page!


New Album Released by one of our clients

Ryan Spielman has just released his second album! We were happy to be involved in writing all the horn parts and also attending the studio session.

For more info on Ryan and where to listen to his music, please visit:http://www.ryantrue.com/new-album-lets-get-it-out-in-the-open/

Willustrous 2015

Commissioned by the great Rick Leon James! A Big Band arrangement of his virtuoso piece featuring the phenomenal Darren Abraham on drums check it out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GFKUAwLd81I

Swing Punk Project

Started working with the Fantastic James Lawrence and Chris Bemand (From Squirky Music) on the New Swing Punk project: https://www.facebook.com/swingpunks 

World Premier at The Forge in Camden in February 2015

Busy year 2014

Tango project, multiple arrangements for different bands two new film commissions and we have permanently moved to London!

Fall 2013 Winners

Hadn't realised but one of the scores we worked on last year won a prize! http://www.hollywoodcff.com/2013_Winners_%28Fall%29.html Best original score!

Big Band Christmas arrangements

Just finished some whacky Big Band Christmas arrangements, you can find them here:



New String Quartets!

Been busy writing string quartets... Why? For the fun of it! Starting with some beginner and intermediate levels, will probably write some more of those and then get into the advanced later on... Haw, haw, haw, haw!!! (evil laugh)


You can find them here:

Beginner: http://compositionandjazzltd.co.uk/product/21

Intermediate: http://compositionandjazzltd.co.uk/product/22

Pica Pica (music for a promo video)

We just finished producing some music for a promo commissioned by Nova Pictures, visit the listen page to check it out!


Newly released: SuperTuxKart 0.8, featuring new music!

Composition and jazz has spent the last 3 months collaborating with SuperTuxKart developers to bring you brand new music for their 0.8 release. The new themes include:


Amazonian Journey Track

Hacienda Track

Subsea Track

New Menu Music

And a brand new Main Theme/Victory music


Visit http://compositionandjazzltd.co.uk/listen to watch the videos and listen to the new music

New Website

Welcome to our new website! Some things are different, some are the same. The jazz workshops and the ensemble can now be found under Education. Just follow the links to their individual pages. We've also divided the Shop into categories, which we will continue to expand as it grows. Finally, we have added a Listen! page so that you can see what we've been up to for the past few years. This will also be updated often.


Have a look around and don't forget to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.