Jonathan Mayer studied composition from his Father, John Mayer, and Andrew Downes at The Birmingham Conservatoire of Music. His writing style is that of his heritage having been born from an Indian father and English mother both of whom were/are musicians. His compositional voice draws influence from North Indian Classical Raag and Taal and his recent focus has been on symphonic writing seeing him write orchestral works for The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Pilzen Symphony, Docklands Sinfonia, Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra & Bohuslav Martinu Philharmonic. His list of works:

Toccata & Fugue in Raag Patdeep & Mian ki Malhar – For Organ

Dissecting Desh – Full orchestra, sitar & tabla premiered by London Philharmonic Orchestra

Sitar Concerto No.1 – Full orchestra, sitar & tabla Premiered by Pilzen Symphony

Sitar Concerto No.2 – Full orchestra & sitar recorded BBC NOW 2020

Haiwatha Song -Full orchestra, sitar Premiered by Bohuslav Martinu Philharmonic

Young persons Guide to Indian Music – Full orchestra & sitar Premiered by The London Philharmonic Orchestra

Pranam –¬†Full orchestra, sitar & tabla Premiered by Bohuslav Martinu Philharmonic

Emily – Sitar, guitar & tabla

Slow Down – Sitar, guitar & tabla

Dance of the Pisachas – Indo Jazz Fusions Band

Birth of Bharata – Indo Jazz Fusions Band