by Stevie Wonder
Arranged by Jacob Collier
Adapted for 13 Trombones by Shawn W. Davern
Shawn W. Davern, 2018
Original music by Stevie Wonder, released as You and I
(We Can Conquer the World) on the 1972 album Talking Book
Jacob Collier then released his arrangement on his debut 2016 Album
In My Room.
Out of sheer respect and admiration for Jacob Collier, I decided to adapt his arrangement of Stevie Wonder’s 1972 tune You and I for trombones. This is by far one of the hardest arrangements I have ever done but being able to explore the harmonic complexities of Jacob’s arrangement was an amazing experience. Special thanks to June Lee for his amazing transcription, I would have never been able to complete the trombone adaptation without it.
Jacob Collier, 2016