You’re Me is an album by pianist Tommy Flanagan and bassist Red Mitchell. The album was recorded on February 24, 1980, in New York City.
“Any musician was fortunate to have either Tommy Flanagan or Red Mitchell as part of his or her rhythm section, but both of these individuals have made many fine small group recordings. This is a 1980 duo session featuring just the two of them, supporting each other with intricate lines like old friends who’ve played together for decades, both men are in excellent form thought the date. Flanagan’s imaginative approaches to “Darn That Dream” and “All the Things Your Are” demonstrate why he was popular with singers like Ella Fitagerald. A strident take of “What Am I Here For” is powered by Mitchell’s booming bass and Flanagan’s percussive attack. Miles Davis’ “Milestones” (the song recorded with Charlie Parker and not the later unrelated song recorded for Columbia) is full of twists and turns that the two masters handle with ease. Mitchell contributed the swinging title track and the pretty ballad “When I Have You.” This duo CD is very highly recommended.” – Ken Dryden/AllMusic.
“You’re Me” (Red Mitchell) – 4:31
“Darn That Dream” (Jimmy Van Heusen, Edgar DeLange) – 8:11
“What Am I Here For?” (Duke Ellington, Frankie Laine) – 4:50
“When I Have You” (Mitchell) – 7:31
“All the Things You Are” (Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II) – 6:45
“Milestones” (John Lewis) – 4:59
“Whisper Not” (Benny Golson) – 6:54
“There Will Never Be Another You” (Harry Warren, Mack Gordon) – 5:14
Tommy Flanagan – piano
Red Mitchell – bass
Label: Phontastic – PHONT 7528
Format: Vinyl, LP, Album
Recorded: February 24, 1980