Jonathan Daniel Harper (born 15 February 1978) is a session musician and started his musical career as the drummer for Reading-based British alternative rock band, The Cooper Temple Clause. He filled-in the vacancy for drummer in the Brazilian band Cansei de Ser Sexy (CSS) when Adriano Cintra took the place of Iracema Trevisan as bassist, after she left in April 2008.

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Background information
Birth nameJon Harper
Born (1978-02-15) 15 February 1978 (age 41)
Reading, England[1]
Years active1998–present
Associated actsThe Cooper Temple Clause, Cansei de Ser Sexy (CSS)

In January 2010 Harper joined the Chris Corner (formerly of Sneaker Pimps) project IAMX as a member of the live band.

He attended the Forest School in Winnersh with the other original members of The Cooper Temple Clause band, with whom he grew up with in Reading. He has cited Led Zeppelin, Neil Young, dEUS, Sonic Youth, Primal Scream, Squarepusher, Miles Davis and Stevie Wonder as some of his main influences.[2]


  1. ^ Q&A Jon -
  2. ^ "Clause and effect". The Times Online. London. 28 August 2003. Retrieved 5 May 2007.