The Thing to Do is an album by American trumpeter Blue Mitchell recorded in 1964 and released on the Blue Note label.
The AllMusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 5 stars and stated "The record is prime Blue Note hard bop, containing inventive tunes, meaningful solos, and an enthusiastic but tight feel. Highly recommended".
- Blue Mitchell – trumpet
- Junior Cook – tenor saxophone
- Chick Corea – piano
- Gene Taylor – bass
- Al Foster – drums