He brought his own unmistakable, signature contact, which later deservedly acquired him the title of The Godfather of Ethio-Jazz. Under his tutelage numerous effective expert arose.
During the 1960s and 1970s, Ethio-jazz turned out to be increasingly more famous in Ethiopia. Significant craftsmen, for example, Mahmoud Ahmed, Tilahun Gessese, Alemayehu Eshete, Girma Beyene and Bizunesh Bekele thought of melodies weighed down with different melodic subjects and made accounts, for the most part acknowledged by the Amha Records recording studio. Artists progressively started utilizing Western instruments and attempting creative sounds. Metal segments made an entry into Ethiopian music, making the mix total. Different instruments like the violin, saxophone, horn, accordion and guitar were likewise taken on. Getatchew Mekurya, who played in the Haile Selassie Theater Band and Police Band, fostered his interesting style by playing shillela, an angry call to arms fighters yell before fight.