Neighbor Whips Out Old Trombone And Challenges Kids To Impromptu “Band-Off.”

man holding trombone and man playing trombone in yard

As the old saying goes, you can take the kid out of the band, but you can never take the band out of the kid! The humans behind the @alfalfa_and_iroh TikTok account normally share videos of their adorable golden retrievers, Alfalfa and Iroh, but they branched out in a way that has band geeks everywhere giggling in recognition. The fun started when the kids who live across the street got some new instruments for school.

Alfalfa and Iroh’s dad used to play the trombone, so he couldn’t resist pulling out his old instrument for a spontaneous “riff-off” right there in the driveway. The best part is, the kids knew exactly what he was doing without anyone saying a word! They simply heard his trombone and answered him, calling out, “C’mon, go!” when he hesitated.

It’s wonderful to see an adult who’s not afraid to play a little bit! After a few moments, he called it quits, clearly recognizing the kids’ superior talents… or perhaps realizing they’d go on all day if he let them!

Watch the video that has former band kids everywhere feeling seen, and don’t forget to share this uplifting story.

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