||"Castles in Europe" written in 1914 by James Reese Europe has been arranged for Brass Quintet by Doug Los. This ragtime era tune works very well as a Brass Quintet. Dur. 2:24. James Reese Europe and his band accompanied the famous dance team of Vernon and Irene Castle and were among the first to introduce Jazz to the American public. He was a contemporary of W.C. Handy. As Lt. James Reese he led the 369th Infantry band in WW I....the first Black American to receive a commission as a band leader.