Strata East is a New York-based music label that was launched in 1971 by musicians Charles Tolliver and Stanley Cowell. The label has played a significant role in the jazz scene, releasing groundbreaking and influential albums. With addresses at 463 West Street (1971-1974), 156 Fifth Avenue (1974-1978), and 221 West 57th Street (1980-?), Strata East has been committed to promoting exceptional talent. Distributed by Audiofidelity Enterprises, Inc., Strata East continues to showcase remarkable artists and contribute to the rich history of jazz.