Portrait of Gerald Clayton

Gerald Clayton scores new documentary about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

GRAMMY Award-nominated composer, pianist and USC Thornton alum Gerald Clayton (BM ‘07) wrote the score for “MLK/FBI,” a newly released award-winning documentary directed by Sam Pollard that uncovers the extent of the FBI’s targeted surveillance and harassment of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Sub Pop described Clayton’s composition of the documentary’s theme as “a gorgeous, affecting, and chilling arrangement that acts as the perfect accompaniment to the film’s tragic and searing storytelling.” “MLK/FBI” is available to watch on-demand through various streaming platforms.

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